Dick Cheney Receives Heart Transplant
7:52 pm, March 24th, 2012
Dick Cheney received a heart transplant on Saturday.
The former Vice President is now recovering in the intensive care unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
According to a statement released by Cheney’s office, the donor is anonymous.
It reads, “Although the former Vice President and his family do not know the identity of the donor, they will forever be grateful for this lifesaving gift.”
Cheney, who is 71, had been on the transplant list for 20 months.
He has had a long history of poor coronary health, including a fifth heart attack in 2010.
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