Simone had what was suspected as being a virus (not COVID) attack her heart a couple of weeks ago, which resulted in her being placed on life support. When her heart was unable to recover, the only option to save Simone’s life was an immediate heart transplant. Miraculously, she received a heart transplant within days of being placed on the national waiting list. She remains in the Northwestern Memorial Hospital (“NMH”) ICU in critical but stable condition. She’s not out of the woods and she needs the collective help from family and friends.
Simone will remain in the hospital for at least a month as she recovers. After her release, she must remain close to the NMH in Chicago in order to receive continued care for the following 9-12 months after her transplant. The cost of her medical expenses over this critical time will be substantial. Her parents, Kevin Scott and Valerie Kraimer, have temporarily relocated to Chicago in order to provide that care and comfort for Simone, while having to maintain their permanent residences. Thank you for your prayers and financial support. We thank God for the miracles he has already performed, and trust that He will continue his loving embrace of our daughter Simone.
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