Photo: Woman holds her own heart
After surviving cancer and heart failure, the woman appears healthy with a new functioning heart inside her
By Alice Philipson
The woman, named as Penny by her friend Kelsey on photo sharing website Imgur, can be seen wearing a medical mask as she grips what appears to be her old heart.
'Penny' now has a new fully-functioning heart following the operation, her friend revealed on the site.
Posting the image of Penny on Imgur, Kelsey said: "[Penny] is holding her own heart. She has survived cancer and crippling heart failure and never lost hope."
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