Without a heart to pump oxygenated blood around the body, you die pretty quickly.
A 25-year-old Michigan man has proved it’s possible to live over a year literally — heartless.
Stan Larkin lived 555 days wearing an “artificial heart” backpack, which acted like his heart which was removed while awaiting a transplant donor.
That transplant arrived May 9th, 2016.
Hear Stan talk about life with and without a heart.