After heart transplant, Michael Deiter, 9, returns to school

RTV 6 | Katie Heinz

Monday was a special milestone for a 9-year-old who underwent a heart transplant over the summer: The first day back to school.

Michael Deiter was one of 1,655 people to receive a heart transplant in the United States this year. His was especially rare, because only one out of every six transplants is performed on a child.

On Monday, Deiter returned to Our Lady of Lourdes School to a warm welcome. It was his first day at school in six months. Continue reading,Video