Category Archives: Emotional Well Being

Matt D’Atri

My name is Matt D’Atri. I am 34 years old. I am Imperfectly Perfect. I was born with a bicuspid aortic valve. It was first diagnosed when I was 7 years old. I was a very active child, played multiple sports, and did not let the diagnosis slow me down. When I graduated high school, I enlisted in…
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Jessica Acosta – 25 years old

I was born with Transposition of the Great Arteries, Pulmonary Stenosis, Atrial Septal Defect and Ventricular Septal Defect. I have had four open heart surgeries throughout my lifetime and multiple catheterizations along the way. In 2015, I had a melody valve placed in my pulmonary artery. Most of my surgeries were at Northwell Health in…
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Henley Loren Beebe – 9 months old

My name is Henley Loren Beebe, I’m 9 months old, and I was born with a congenital heart defect. I had a mid-muscular VSD, a large hole in between the chambers of my heart. My heart was working five times harder than normal because blood was pumping through the hole, which also caused an excess…
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Brielle Neumann – 18 years old

I am 18 years old. I am Imperfectly Perfect. Hi, my name is Brielle Neumann and I am 18 years old. Some of my hobbies include playing soccer, basketball and jamming on the guitar. I was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, and I am imperfectly perfect 🙂 Shortly after I was born, at just two…
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