A New Heart For Jacob
I had the honor of chatting with Kaitlin, one of the people helping organize, I am so happy FJJC was able to offer some items for their upcoming auction.
Jacob Basilotto is a 15-year-old high school freshman at Brick Township High School.
Although he was born with just half a heart, over the years he has proven that he has more heart than most.
Jacob was born with a Congenital Heart Defect known as HLHS (Hypo-plastic Left Heart Syndrome). Since December 10, 2015, Jacob has been on the waiting list for a heart transplant as 1A status, which is considered the most urgent.
Jacob has undergone multiple invasive medical interventions including four open heart surgeries, at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), frequent testing and an abundance of different medications and therapies since he was born.