Community supports teen heart transplant recipient

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

LIBERTY — Proceeds from a church’s fundraiser this weekend will go to assist the family of a Liberty teen who received a heart transplant last month.

Aaron Whitmire received his new heart on Feb. 2. He turned 14 while hospitalized at MUSC, according to Liberty First Baptist Church member Karin Shore.

“He’s a sweetheart,” she said. “He’s the sweetest kid.”

To help offset the family’s expenses related to the heart transplant, Liberty First Baptist Church will be sponsoring a

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