At 17, Josh suffered heart failure and received a transplant.
"We have always felt a deep sense of debt, felt a great debt to the family that donated Josh's heart," said Joe Canal, Josh's father.
An avid Stars fan, Josh even received a few visits from Mike Modano while in the hospital. He even went to Modano's Stanley Cup Party.
After his transplant, Josh became an EMT. A passion he discovered through his own medical trials.
But, earlier this year, Josh's new heart also began to fail.
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