By her own admission, Dee Williams was living the American dream. She had a three bedroom house in Portland, Oregon, a backyard and a 30-year mortgage. But everything changed when she fainted in the grocery store one day. ‘I’m an outdoor person and I’m a runner, a climber, a very athletic person,’ says the writer and sustainability advocate. ‘One morning I woke up in an ICU room in the hospital and I had had a heart attack, and shortly after that was diagnosed with congestive heart failure.’” – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).
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