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Governor Palinís Dad Undergoes Heart Surgery; Recuperating
C4P ^ | 05/11/2012 | Addrien Ross

Posted on 05/11/2013 7:32:03 AM PDT by Kolath

Via Chuck Jr.

As many of you may have heard, our dad is in the hospital right now after undergoing major open-heart surgery today. We knew this was surgery was imminent and Dad probably wanted to keep it private, but the word got out so in order to stop the rumors, here are the facts:

Mom is with me now at my house. She spent the day in the waiting room. Dad is unconscious and on a ventilator but they hope to remove it soon so he can breathe on his own. The surgery went well according to the doctors. It lasted almost six hours and they fixed a lot of things… pulmonary aneurysm, aortic valve replacement, etc. He had a congenital valve condition that made his heart work much harder than it was supposed to for his entire life; his drive and stubbornness probably kept him going for as long as his seventy-five years. Most people that know him know that he’s been extremely active his entire life… college track and football, all-star basketball player in Skagway, Boston Marathoner, as well as a longtime hunting and fishing guide. Amazing to think he did all this with a weak heart.

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1 posted on 05/11/2013 7:32:03 AM PDT by Kolath
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To: Kolath

Correction: poster on C4P is Adrienne Ross

Sorry for misspell


2 posted on 05/11/2013 7:34:04 AM PDT by Kolath
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To: Kolath

Prayers up


3 posted on 05/11/2013 7:36:51 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: Kolath; NonValueAdded; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; ...
Prayers Up Ping!

Trying times for all.


4 posted on 05/11/2013 7:48:40 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Open heart surgery at 75 can’t be easy but sounds like if anyone can make it through that..it will be this hardy Alaskan!

Prayers Up!


5 posted on 05/11/2013 7:53:47 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire; Kolath
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6 posted on 05/11/2013 7:54:26 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: penelopesire

Hay, as long as he isn’t burned to death in his Church, Mr. Heath can withstand almost anything.


7 posted on 05/11/2013 7:55:19 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Kolath

All my best to the tough old guy.


8 posted on 05/11/2013 7:58:42 AM PDT by heshtesh (I believe in Sarah Palin, the rest not so much.)
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To: Kolath

Hugs to him.


9 posted on 05/11/2013 8:13:17 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Kolath

G-d be with you during your recovery, Mr. Heath.


10 posted on 05/11/2013 8:15:54 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Kolath

Prayers up for this fine man and the entire family.


11 posted on 05/11/2013 8:23:37 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Kolath
Prayers up for Mr Heath...Sarah's dad!! May our Father in heaven place His healing hands upon Chuck for a full and speedy recovery.

Chuck Sr is one tough Alaskan.

12 posted on 05/11/2013 8:24:59 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: KC_Lion

Prayers sent.


13 posted on 05/11/2013 9:49:27 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: penelopesire

“Open heart surgery at 75 can’t be easy but sounds like if anyone can make it through that..it will be this hardy Alaskan!”

I had open heart surgery and then had 45 radiation treatments for prostate cancer in my 79th year. I’m 82 now and doing great. Might be under stating it but I told my kids I had dentist appointments worse than either. The Good Lord was on my side I guess. (I think he can be pretty forgiving)


14 posted on 05/11/2013 10:07:39 AM PDT by depenzz
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To: Kolath

God Bless Chuck Heath, wishing for a speedy recovery..he is a warrior he will make it through this stronger than ever!!


15 posted on 05/11/2013 10:43:48 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: depenzz

Wow! May God continue to bless you! What an inspiration you are to your children and family and FReepers!


16 posted on 05/11/2013 11:01:49 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: KC_Lion

Sending prayers for restored health and strength.


17 posted on 05/11/2013 11:28:02 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: depenzz

What a wonderful testimony to God’s grace and blessings!

Thank you for sharing.


18 posted on 05/11/2013 11:28:58 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: penelopesire; KC_Lion
Open heart surgery at 75 can’t be easy but sounds like if anyone can make it through that..it will be this hardy Alaskan!

The world-wide demonic lying attacks on Sarah's and Heath's family members have to contributed to a huge strain on him. My father-in-law is 91 and had triple-bypass and other such work performed successfully this past December. He also cut and stacked wood for the past winter and looks younger than Chuck Sr. does at 75.

I guess my point is...worrying can age ANYBODY faster.
19 posted on 05/11/2013 11:33:12 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

No doubt about what toll those demonic attacks have taken on that whole family! I am certain also that the lying libs don’t lose a moment of sleep over it either.


20 posted on 05/11/2013 11:37:43 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: Kolath

God Bless Mr. Heath and family. Hope he has a very speedy recovery.

My Dad had quadruple bypass a year and half ago when he was 81. It is truly amazing how far medical science has advanced. I think he didn’t think he was going to come out of the surgery alive.

It wasn’t easy.
They had my Dad up in a chair 2 days after surgery and he looked great...then he went downhill for a while. Personally, I think the body takes awhile to realize the trauma that it just went through and then it finally reacts to it, you look worse than you did a day or two after surgery.

I could go on and on about that experience....especially, how they didn’t let him rest...why wake/disturb a person recovering from a major surgery, when you have him hooked up and monitoring him 7 ways to sunday and see he is stable? I believe sleep is a powerful medicine.

Dad is riding a stationary bike and walking now. He looks and feels better than he has in many years.


21 posted on 05/11/2013 11:39:10 AM PDT by June2
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