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Hoschton mans heart diagnosis was grim, but his wifes diligence led to transplant
Tom and Cindy Fiorito sit at their family home in Hoschton nearly five years after Tom received a life-saving heart transplant operation. Together they now work as mentors for others who are dealing with the process of receiving a major organ transplant operation. - photo by Alexander Popp
When she got the call in July of 2011, Cindy Fiorito dropped everything and boarded a plane for Boston. In the month since her husband, Tom, was admitted as a potential heart transplant patient at Brigham and Women’s Hospital cardiac unit, she and the rest of the Fioritos had grown accustomed to surprises and living on edge. This time was different, though.