Monday, 20 July 2015
DAVID ROCKEFELLER GETS SIXTH HEART TRANSPLANT AT AGE 99
David Rockefeller is not ready to live the world and he shown that by going for another heart transplant even at the ripe age of 99.
The heart transplant which lasted for about 6 hours was done in his home on the family estate in Pocantico Hills, New York by a team of special surgeons and this will be his sixth heart transplant in 42years.
The first happened in 1976 when he had an auto accident which left him with a heart attack.
David Rockefeller will be resting for the next weeks in his Hanuatu Island complex after he underwent successfully his sixth heart transplant in 42 years at the venerable age of 99.
The 99-year old man allowed reporters to ask him a few questions only 36 hours after the operation, a testament to the sturdy health of the American icon.
«Every time I get a new heart, it is like the breath of life is swept across my body. I feel reenergized and alive» he told reporters.
Asked about the secret to his longevity, Mr Rockefeller explained a simple life is the way to go.