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Malcolm Robbins

I received a heart transplant after to moving to Omaha from St. Louis.

In 2012 I was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Thirteen people on mom’s side died from heart disease.

A healthier diet and medications sustained me until 2014 when I no longer had the energy to walk from my bed to the bathroom.

An LVAD was a bridge to my transplant and helped get my energy back while I waited.

I walked three times a day – morning, noon and night – while I waited for my transplant. The consistency of walking gave me something to do.

On July 8, 2020 I received the call that a new heart was on the way. I couldn’t even hold my phone still. I was just stunned.

My new heart was a perfect match.

I am so humbled and so grateful for God’s blessing and a second chance at life.