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Memoir Describes Triumph Over Aortic Disease

Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2011, by with Comments Off

Barefoot in November tells the story of Benjamin Carey’s triumph over the diagnosis and surgical repair of an aortic aneurysm, culminating in his completion of the New York Marathon one year later.  Amy Yasbeck says the book is “touching and inspiring”.

Aortic Disease Survivor Tackles Triathlons

Posted on Monday, September 27th, 2010, by with No Comments

Aortic disease survivor Benjamin Carey has an inspiring story of surviving aortic disease and open heart surgery to go on and participate in triathlons (with his cardiovascular surgeon!).  His experience with aortic disease led him to create a blog ( His dedication to raising aortic disease awareness led him to the John Ritter Research Program, which he writes about in his most recent post. Check it out!




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