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A Heart Hero's Inspiring Story

The Guest of Honor at the Milwaukee Heart & Stroke Ball
Posted at 11:16 AM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 12:16:23-05

Manny Rios is a 12 year-old boy from Kenosha; he is a local congenital heart defect survivor and heart transplant recipient. He has been through so much in his young life, but he has faced every obstacle with a smile on his face and music in his heart; dance has been the perfect form of therapy for him! Many is the guest of honor at this year's Milwaukee Heart & Stroke Ball from the American Heart Association. Manny joins us, along with his mom Anna, to discuss his story and this meaningful event.

The 2019 Milwaukee Heart & Stroke Ball is happening this Saturday, February 9 at the Pfister Hotel. For more information and tickets, visit