Two years ago, heart patient Anthony Stokes was kept off a heart transplant list because of his police record. At 15, when admitted to an Atlanta hospital with shortness of breath and chest pains, Stokes was wearing an ankle monitor as he was under house arrest for a fight. He was diagnosed with an enlarged […]

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The 15-year-old boy whose family said he was initially denied a place on a heart transplant waiting list has received a new heart. Anthony Stokes underwent the five-hour heart transplant surgery Tuesday, August 21st according to family spokesman Mark Bell. Doctors at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reversed their decision to keep Stokes off the […]

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15-year-old Anthony Stokes, who was previously denied a spot on the heart transplant list at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, has now been placed on that list. The hospital put Stokes on the transplant list on Tuesday afternoon after a public outcry and media frenzy surrounded his story. Initially, his mother Melencia Hamilton received a letter […]

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In Atlanta, a 15-year-old boy named Anthony Stokes has been given less than six months to live by doctors at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston due to an enlarged heart. The teenager’s only hope at survival is getting his name on the transplant list. But doctors are refusing to put him on the list […]