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VUMC in the Community

A beautiful day for a Heart Walk

By Kathy Rivers

Walkers and their furry friends were all smiles during this annual event that featured a live band, a survivor tribute wall and health booths for blood pressure screenings and nutrition information

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In memoriam

There is a bell on the transplant unit. It rings in celebration — and memory

By Matt Batcheldor

Coleen Leszczynski's family dedicated the bell, to be rung every time a transplant patient leaves the hospital

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Patient Spotlight

Tricia Burgess thought she had seasonal allergies. She actually needed a heart transplant.

By Matt Batcheldor

“I didn’t even know I was sick. I’m thankful that Vanderbilt saved my life.”

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