» Twenty Years of Life
At only 15 years old, Candice Monroe was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and placed on the heart transplant waiting list. Her condition was dire as she waited at the Cleveland Clinic.Chuck Roberts and his family lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a few hundred miles away. When he received devasting news that his 15-year-old daughter, Alicia, had a tragic accident, Chuck’s other daughter shared that Alicia had wanted to be an organ donor. Chuck felt relief knowing that Alicia had made this important decision and that something good would come out of this tragedy. Now 20 years later, Candice and Chuck reminisce about meeting each other and how the gift of life has kept the spirit of Alicia alive.