Roswell community supports woman in need of heart transplant

KRQE | Cheyenne Cope

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE)- People in Roswell are rallying behind a young mother who’s in a fight for her life. She needs a new heart, but there’s a good chance that will never happen.

Sarah Bradley is just 27-years-old. She says her chances of getting a new heart are only about 1% but people are doing everything they can to increase those odds.

Everyone’s heart beat sounds a little different, but in Bradley’s case it’s more of a hum. That’s because she has a device implanted that helps her failing heart pump blood to the rest of her body.

Bradley works as an event coordinator at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. She found out she had a rare heart condition called peripartum cardiomyopathy when she was pregnant with her second son.

“I started feeling pain that was radiating on my left side, all the way up to my face,” said Bradley. Continue reading