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Volunteer group has a heart for helping
Patients receive a spiritual lift at Ronnie Green Center
Mended Hearts volunteer Tommie Stewart, left, talks about his experiences with the group while fellow volunteer Ernie Fellers listens. Mended Hearts is a group of former heart patients at Northeast Georgia Medical Center who meet with current ones to discuss their concerns while they are in the hospital and the follow up with them at home. - photo by Tom Reed
As Tommie Stewart was lying in his hospital bed waiting to have heart bypass surgery, two strangers walked in. They were neither doctors nor nurses. But the visitors, who were Mended Hearts volunteers, helped put his mind at ease all the same.