When Jessica Vargas-Miranda was just 9 months old, she underwent open heart surgery after doctors determined she suffered from congenital heart disease. Two months later, she underwent heart surgery again. By the time she was 30, she had endured four open heart procedures.
“I’m the oldest of three. I was born a healthy baby to a loving family. I was growing normally according to all medical standards, but when I was 7 months old my mom noticed something wasn’t right,” said Jessica. “I began sweating profusely and was losing weight, and