People magazine profiles Children’s heart transplant patient

Have you seen this week’s copy of People magazine? It features the story of Avery Toole who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), one of the most rare and most devastating congenital heart defects. As a long-time nurse in Children’s Hospital Boston’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, her mother, Cheryl, knew Avery might one day need a heart transplant. What she didn’t know was the amazing relationship that she, her husband, Mike, and Avery would one day have with the family of the boy whose heart now beats in Avery’s chest.

Special thanks to KBTX for contributing to this story. To see more on the Toole/Lawyer connection, please visit their website as well.

To learn more about their incredible journey, watch the following video and grab the magazine on newsstands everywhere.

One thought on “People magazine profiles Children’s heart transplant patient

  1. What a wonderful story. CHB is a building full of miracles. Dr. Blume and team are amazing.

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