Two years ago, a healthy and active Rachel Kuntzsch, 44, suddenly felt off. She was having trouble breathing at night and thought she might be coming down with a cold.
A few days later she learned it was heart failure. Just over a week later, doctors in Ann Arbor told her she couldn’t survive without a life-saving operation.
Kuntzsch describes what happened next as a “Thanksgiving miracle.”
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NewsNation affiliate WLNS contributed to this report.