07 February 2011

Personal Touch

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In today's Personal Touch interview Rebecca Cressman interviews four-time Billboard charting recording artist and award winning pianist, speaker, and author Paul Cardall. Paul has entertained sold out audiences and inspired people worldwide with twelve studio albums and various published writings, including his recently released book and memoir, Before My Heart Stops, published by Shadow Mountain. Born with essentially half-a-heart or a form of congenital heart disease, Cardall was given only days to live but defied medical expectations, enduring a series of surgeries and illnesses throughout his lifetime. In August 2008 Cardall was suffering severe heart failure and was told by medical professionals he needed a heart transplant or would slowly grow weaker and die. The pianist maintained a blog www.livingforeden.com, believing it might be his “last lecture.” Over half a million people followed his journey. Cardall records on his blog, "If you were told you only had a year to live, what would you change? Finally, after waiting 385 days on the transplant list, doctors found a heart and surgeons performed a miraculous surgery. On Valentine's night, February 14th, 2011, Paul Cardall will release his first full length studio album since his heart transplant. Properly called New Life, Paul will debut his heartfelt album at his 2nd annual Celebrate Life Concert in Salt Lake City raising awareness and support for Congenital Heart Disease and the Paul Cardall Family Foundation. Paul lives with his wife Lynnette and daughter Eden in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Web: http://www.paulcardall.com/events.htm

This video was done before the heart surgery:

This video is part of the ad campaign.

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