Heart transplant recipient completes 8 km race 1 year after surgery

A year ago, Jillianne Code could barely walk half a block without gasping for breath.

Twelve months and one heart transplant later, the 38-year-old just finished the eight-kilometre road race at the Victoria Marathon on Thanksgiving weekend.

“I did pretty good, I have to say! I'm pretty proud,” she said.

CBC News reports.

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