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An Amazing Journey of a Heart Transplant Survivor

This story was forwarded to my wife by a co-worker, who know my story and was moved by my recovery. This woman has not only recovered, but actually is living her life to the fullest. When life gives you a… Continue reading

The Most Frequently Asked Question

This is a video response of the most frequently asked question, that I get. Please Enjoy! Keep the questions coming.

Lub Dub, Lub Dub (the sound of a heartbeat)

(This article written by Milja Saldarriaga)


Lub Dub, Lub Dub.  That’s the sound of a heart beat.  Look it up in the internet.  It states that normal heartbeats can be described as lub dub, lub dub.… Continue reading

Sal’s New Heart Newspaper Article

In October 2010, Reporter Toya Graham interview me and printed the following article in the Rock Hill Heard.

Fort Mill Man Gets New heart

By Toya Graham –

German Saldarriaga has a new lease on life after successful heart… Continue reading

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German (Sal) & Milja Saldarriaga
Fort Mill, SC

I am available for lectures, consulting, life coaching, motivational speaking, interviews and appearances.

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My Life Experience

  • Retired New York City police officer
  • coping with heart disease since 1996
  • had defibrillator/pacemaker implanted in Oct 2003
  • had Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implanted in September 2009
  • Received heart transplant September 2010.
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