11-year-old heart transplant recipient becomes astronaut for a day

CLEVELAND - At the age of nine, Jacob suffered a stroke, and was immediately diagnosed with a rare form of heart disease called Restrictive Cardiomyopathy.

In August of 2015, at the age of 10, Jacob received a heart transplant and his life has turned around.

So today, after being so strong for the past year, his day was filled with astronaut and Mars-inspired adventures and training. 


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