| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Waiting for a new heart is difficult enough.
But there's a distressing reality that people who need transplants have to deal with aside from biding their time and managing their medical conditions.
"The unfortunate part is somebody else has to die for...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Doctors determined that Teresa Bartlinski, the 6-year-old Catonsville girl struggling to accept a donor's heart, will be re-listed on the transplant list.
The family announced on their blog, ourplacecalledhome.blogspot.com, that Teresa will remain on...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
As they cradled her lifeless body Monday, Ed and Ann Bartlinski tried to picture their 6-year-old daughter on a bicycle pedaling toward heaven, to celebrate her life as a miracle, rather than see her death as a sign of unanswered prayers.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
When is The World According To Dick Cheney on? Below details the Showtime air dates and times, as well as gives a preview of the highly anticipated documentary. Supporters and critics will find much to debate and insights to be learned in Showtime’s...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The stories I write linger longer in me than its publishing date. Sometimes concepts remain like riddles in my mind and surprise me with greater stories later on. I relate this idea to Yanira Barona, a 41-year-old mother from Whitehall, whose story I've...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Oviedo cross country and track coach Tom Hammontree, 68, underwent successful heart transplant surgery Thursday night at Florida Hospital-Orlando, according to his wife, Jane Hammontree.
“He is recovering as expected,” Jane said. “He...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Ashley Shepherd, 20, wears the 14-inch scar down the middle of her chest like a badge.
"Scars are but evidence of life, a scar means you survived whatever tried to hurt you," she says proudly.
The scar, one of many, helps tell the story of all this...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Ezekiel "Zeke" Kendall is, by most measures, a nice guy. He's friendly, upbeat and enjoys spending time with his family.
Still, you wouldn't be wrong if you called him heartless.
The Costa Mesa 19-year-old — who's awaiting the first of what...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:38 PM
The devil may have taken Skylar Marion away, his father says, but God had to figure out how to spread him around.
Skylar, a 15-year-old Chesapeake High School freshman who loved to tinker with bicycles and spend time outdoors, was killed in a hit-and-run...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:28 AM
PETOSKEY — It's a hard subject for Tina Stead to talk about -- how her family's life changed in what seemed like an instant.
Tina, 32, and her husband Mike, 31, have been together for 12 years. The Boyne City couple has three children -- sons,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
A benefit dinner is planned for Ashley Shepherd, 20, a 2010 Petoskey High School graduate. Shepherd underwent a heart transplant in December, and has been staying with family in the Detroit area while she recovers and has regular visits with her doctors....