Tag: Transposition of the Great Vessels

On the Record with Tiger

May 2015

“He is a boy with transposition of the great arteries who dreams of producing music” Shortly after Tiger’s birth, doctors discovered his two main arteries were reversed and diagnosed him with transposition of the great arteries (TGA). This is a rare heart defect that changes the way blood circulates through the body and leaves a […]

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Kids Wish Network and Tony Hawk grant wish for Florida boy

April 2014

SARASOTA, Fla.: For 9-year-old Adam Terry, participating in his favorite hobby of skateboarding is extremely dangerous. The Sarasota, FL, child suffers from a rare and serious heart defect that makes doing any physical activity a life-threatening experience. Because of his heart’s fragile condition, he’s taken to simply watching his favorite skateboarder, Tony Hawk, get all […]

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Ultimate skateboarding lesson with Tony Hawk

July 2013

“This is the best thing that has happened to Adam in a long time.” Adam was diagnosed with a cyanotic heart defect before birth and underwent his first reconstructive heart surgery when he was 12 days old. His life-threatening illness is classified as transposition of the great vessels and changes the way blood circulates through […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.