My life was spent searching for the reason for my existence while coping with multiple congenital defects. I became convinced that each day offers new adventure if only in the recesses of my mind. Eventually, I found the meaning of everything in The Book. Now, I know why I am still surviving.
About one out of every hundred babies is born with congenital heart defects.
Twenty-five percent die in infancy. Less than five percent survive until forty.
Dr. David MacLachlan
Less than two percent of heart surgery patients in the 1960's have survived longer than four years.
Dr. James V. Maloney