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Bella Rodrigues. (Family provided photo)

Community Raises Money For 7-Year-Old Fighting Mystery Heart Ailment

Bella Rodrigues has been at Lurie Children’s Hospital, since January 20th. As the 7 year-old fights a mystery virus that’s ravaging her heart, hundreds of people fill a New Lenox Culver’s to raise money for her mounting medical bills.

03/04/2014

Jon Bon Jovi (Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Bon Jovi Fan Gets Gift After Heart Transplant Causes Her To Miss Concert

A Bon Jovi fan who missed the rocker’s concert at Soldier Field last weekend, is getting a souvenir anyway, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

07/16/2013

Heart recipient Vaidas Paulis smiles Monday on his release from hospital. (CBS)

Valentine’s Day Special For Heart Recipient

Vaidas Paulis, 42, received his second heart transplant, and it was during the city’s blizzard.

02/14/2011