In this 2011 photo, Mark Frye marked his 25th year of living with a transplanted heart. Frye has received two heart transplants since 1986, both performed by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine surgeons at Jackson Memorial Hospital. On Tuesday, Frye celebrated his 30th year of life with a transplanted heart. The average life expectancy for heart transplant patients is just over nine years.
In this 2011 photo, Mark Frye marked his 25th year of living with a transplanted heart. Frye has received two heart transplants since 1986, both performed by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine surgeons at Jackson Memorial Hospital. On Tuesday, Frye celebrated his 30th year of life with a transplanted heart. The average life expectancy for heart transplant patients is just over nine years. C.W. Griffin Miami Herald File
In this 2011 photo, Mark Frye marked his 25th year of living with a transplanted heart. Frye has received two heart transplants since 1986, both performed by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine surgeons at Jackson Memorial Hospital. On Tuesday, Frye celebrated his 30th year of life with a transplanted heart. The average life expectancy for heart transplant patients is just over nine years. C.W. Griffin Miami Herald File

University of Miami’s first heart-transplant patient celebrates 30 years

January 31, 2017 04:21 PM

UPDATED February 01, 2017 07:02 PM

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