He's lived 30 years with someone else's heart

Hank Mihelcic, 85, of Belleville, received a heart transplant in 1986 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was 54 years old at the time and received a heart from a 16-year-old Wisconsin boy. He was the 29th person to receive a heart transpla
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Hank Mihelcic, 85, of Belleville, received a heart transplant in 1986 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was 54 years old at the time and received a heart from a 16-year-old Wisconsin boy. He was the 29th person to receive a heart transpla

Most heart transplant patients don’t live more than 20 years. He just passed 30.

August 06, 2016 10:34 PM