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In 2012, after a day of fly-fishing, Andrew awoke and knew he was having a heart attack. Following successful angioplasty,he has been fly-fishing on three continents.
In 1997, X-rays revealed that Stuart had arterial blockage. Following open heart surgery, he went through cardiac rehab at CVPH. In 2000, his wife Zahava fainted in class while substitute teaching and received a pacemaker at CVPH. Today they are approaching their 50th wedding anniversary.
In early 2013, David, an Adirondack 46er, was working out on his treadmill and suffered a major heart attack. He had to be resuscitated twice before a stent could be put in. Today looks forward to helping his daughter become a 46er this fall.
While vacationing in Rome in 2012, Maddy had trouble walking and breathing. Upon return to Plattsburgh, testing revealed three blockages which were corrected with stents. The next year, on another vacation in Florida, Ty began experiencing pain in his jaw. He was diagnosed with two blockages and stents were put in. Today they enjoy walking together and are confident they have many more miles together.