"I Can Do Anything": Burlington Heart Transplant Is Home!

WFMYNEWS 2 | Hope Ford

BURLINGTON, NC - When Albert Jeffries, IV received a new heart, he captured the heart of the world. After 127 days in the hospital and a successful transplant, the Burlington teenager, known as ALj is home.

ALj and his mom went home in style; leaving Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill in a limo provided by a Burlington police officer.

Officer Jack Boyles, III owns Allure Limousine. He offered ALj's mom the limo for free, after hearing her plea from another officer.

The Burlington Police Department gave their full support.; even giving Boyles the day off to drive the ALj and his mom home.

"It's turned into an absolute blessing and a second chance for this young man and I'm so honored and proud to be a part of that," said Boyles. Continue reading