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AFTER DELIVERING MEALS FOR OPEN HAND YEARS AGO, WILL HAD NO IDEA THAT HE WOULD ONE DAY RELY ON OPEN HAND HIMSELF.
A young, health-conscious, active person, Will spent quite a bit of time in the gym. Socially, he was closely connected to a network of wonderful friends. And as a successful small business owner, he was more than happy to give back to the community in a variety of ways. Life was good.
But as Will soon found out, one’s life can literally change overnight…just as it does for so many Open Hand clients.
“I was totally taken off guard one morning last May when I woke up unable to breathe. That ultimately led to a diagnosis of end-stage congestive heart failure. I was in shock. But I knew I had to quickly take back control of my life as the realization of open heart surgery and a long period of recovery awaited. There were so many things I had to deal with…and as a chef, it never entered my mind that I would no longer be able to cook for myself. But that was indeed the case. And I don’t know what I would have done without Open Hand. Their heart-healthy meals made it so much easier to manage my health during the recovery process”
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