Arce spent seven weeks waiting for a heart to become available for him. He had battled heart disease for several years and had been in the hospital since Christmas. According to Arce, prior to his transplant his life consisted of "... walking from the bed to the couch." Unfortunately, his condition sounds eerily familiar.
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Therefore, I want to take this opportunity to say "Thank You," once again, to every one that was there for me five years ago. You know who you are. I wouldn't have made it without you.
Source : MyFoxOrlando.com story titled Florida Hospital Performs Area's First Heart Transplant