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Remembering the Short Family

A personal campaign sponsored by Julia Rowbotham


"Spreading more love and choosing to love again over and over.  Anytime I am given the choice between love and fear, I will choose love.  To me, the greater risk is never experiencing love at all." Megan Swingle Short

The Philly Heart Community will always remember and cherish the Short family. Taken from us all far too soon, Megan, Liana, Mark Jr. & Willow's spirit will live on in the hearts of those they touched so deeply.  The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Cardiac Center was a huge part of the Short's life after Willow underwent a heart transplant at 6 days old.  Megan gave selflessly to the heart and trasnplant communities to support all who walked similar journeys.  The family would want donations to go to the Cardiac Center, so that other families can continue to receive the love, support and hope that the Short family received.   

"I am so grateful to know these incredible families!  Though it isn't a club anyone wants to join, I am glad we have been able to get to know each other.  I cannot imagine traveling this journey without you."  Megan Swingle Short - a tribute to the Philly Heart Community

**This fundraiser was started by friends of the Short family to honor the hospital that their daugher, Willow, received care at and to continue Megan's passion for CHD advocacy.**