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A big thank you from Amanda 

Amanda views the scar on her chest as a sign of hope. Living with a heart defect all her life, Amanda didn’t realise there was anything wrong until she had trouble exercising in her 40s. Soon after, she was diagnosed with a coronary artery anomaly. Amanda shared her journey of ongoing doctor’s appointments, struggles and open heart surgery through a video diary to show the world that heart disease can strike anyone. 

Acknowledgement of Country

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, the Gadigal of the Eora nation, on which we meet, work, and discover.
Our Western Australian laboratories pay their respect to the Whadjuk Noongar who remain as the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land.

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