Sam’s Path to Recovery

Sam Clawson and his wife

During Sam’s annual checkup, his primary care doctor discovered that he had a heart murmur. “No, I don’t think so,” Sam told his doctor. He felt fine. Later confirmed by an echocardiogram, Sam was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse. It wasn’t long before he had his first symptoms while on a hike with his wife, Betsy. Heart surgery was inevitable. Watch his story: