BOSTON (CBS) – Lauren Pino discovered she had a congenital heart disease at the age of 24, one month before her wedding. Her risk of stroke was greatly increased and her heart was the size of an 85-year-old’s. But Lauren didn’t let this stop her. Thanks to medical technology, Lauren walked down the aisle as planned giving her new, stronger heart to the love of her life.

Eleven years later, Lauren continues to dedicate her life to promoting healthy living. She is now training for her third Boston Marathon, running with Tedy’s Team to promote heart health and raise awareness for the warning signs of stroke. Watch Lauren’s story above, and if you would like to support her cause, visit her fundraising page.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s