Jaime Ponce, right, plays with his mother Deodorica Ponce on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Jaime is a 5-year-old boy waiting for a heart transplant at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. Jaime has dilated cardiomyopathy, but he’s also a resilient child who likes to play with cars and Thomas the Tank Engine.
Jaime Ponce, right, plays with his mother Deodorica Ponce on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Jaime is a 5-year-old boy waiting for a heart transplant at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. Jaime has dilated cardiomyopathy, but he’s also a resilient child who likes to play with cars and Thomas the Tank Engine. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff
Jaime Ponce, right, plays with his mother Deodorica Ponce on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Jaime is a 5-year-old boy waiting for a heart transplant at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. Jaime has dilated cardiomyopathy, but he’s also a resilient child who likes to play with cars and Thomas the Tank Engine. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff

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