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Sep 12, 2018
Nora was born Feb 24 1952 and has a ongoing history of medical difficulty history especially the past 17 years. In 2000 a cancerous tumor was removed from her colon followed by 6 months of chemotherapy. In 2006 she received a mechanical aortic heart valve. In 2012 she had a second open heart to replace the mechanical valve with a tissue (pig) valve as well as the mitral valve and a pacemaker was put in. In Feb 2017 she had a lumpectomy and 6 weeks of radiation for breast cancer. On Jan 21st this year she ended up in the hospital with congestive heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia and bladder infection. A catheterization showed some blockage and the mitral tissue valve is failing. They put in a stent to fix the blockage and the other problems have been resolve with the exception of the failing heart valve. She is at home but unable to do any work due to chronic tiredness. We are in communication with the same Drs office at Cleveland Clinic that put the last valves in to see what can be done. We are presently waiting until the records of her recent hospital stay get sent to Cleveland for review. Generous friends and family are offering carry in meals and sitting with Nora when I need to go away. Adam Weaver