During his ultrasound at 18 weeks, Ari Schultz was diagnosed with evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome and critical aortic stenosis. He is now 5-years-old and has had multiple heart surgeries as well as heart valve replacements. Over the last year, young Ari spent 211 days at Boston Children's Hospital waiting to receive a heart transplant.
Recently, his parents finally received the news that their little boy would be receiving a new heart and they captured his heartwarming response on video. If you want to follow Ari's journey, you can at his family's blog Echo of Hope.