Community showers support on East Grand Forks officer after heart transplant


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FARGO, N.D. (Valley Information Stay) – In East Grand Forks, MN, many gathered on the Fraternal Order of Eagles to point out love and help for Sgt. Tony Hart. They raised cash for him after he obtained a brand new coronary heart earlier this yr.

“You understand it means all the pieces to me, to us, it’s extraordinarily humbling. You by no means assume you’re going to see this quantity of help.” mentioned Tony Hart.

Hart has been battling a coronary heart challenge for greater than 13 years and it will definitely led to him needing a brand new one. On March 1, Hart acquired a brand new lease on life from an organ donor and from there he labored to get again onto his toes. He solely lately returned dwelling from the Mayo Clinic. By his facet all through the method has been his spouse Katie.

“I need him to know that he’s probably the most decided, wonderful man that I do know. And he’s, very, very liked and he’s a survivor.” mentioned Katie Hart.

The East Grand Forks PD together with many others put collectively the profit to assist one among their very own. As one resident put it, everybody on the town is aware of who Tony is and so they have his again.

“I’ll be perpetually grateful and I’ll at all times be in debt to this small city.” mentioned Hart.

To assist donate to the Hart household, there may be an account by Tony Hart on the Frandsen Financial institution in East Grand Forks, MN.

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