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Saturday, April 2, 2016

MSU Raises Flag in Honor of Donate Life Month

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WICHITA FALLS. Today at Midwestern State University, eyes were towards the skies as a flag was raised in honor of Donate Life Month. On lookers stood in silence as heart recipient and Wichita Falls native, Monte Davila, raised the flag.

Davila waited seven days for a heart transplant, each day not knowing if he would live long enough until one became available. Today he was able to honor those who made it possible for him to survive.

"Today is just awesome to see him healthy, totally different than what he was this time last year," said Jeanette Davila, Monte's wife.

Davila had cardiomyopathy, a progressive disease that causes the heart muscles to get weaker and weaker.

"Medications wouldn't work anymore and stuff. I had come to the terms that I would need a heart replacement," Monte Davila said. Continue reading
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