Ocala Man Needs a Working Heart
By: Yaremi Farinas
"I try not to worry about what's going on with me, you know just keep smiling and just keep living," said Karon Johnson.
Its' been two years since 34-year- old Karon Johnson found out he had cardiomyopathy, which means he has a weakening heart muscle.
"I get short breath easily. my energy level is not like normal," said Johnson.
"It's not every going to get better and he's only chance is either an implantable pump or a transplant," said Dr. Paul Urban.
"Oh it put a joy in my heart. Just to know someone is out there supporting you," said Johnson.
"He's actually given back to the community by helping the youth. By giving free piano lessons just to give them something positive instead of the negative things that are in the world," said Shawnetta Alexander.
Now if you missed the sale there are still other ways you can donate.
You can go to a Suntrust Bank and fill out a deposit slip with this information:
Help My Heart Donation
No account number is needed.
Every little bit helps.
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