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Mending a broken heart

​​For Leon and Jess Weir, this Valentine's Day will mark an important milestone in the journey to mending Leon's broken heart.
The 35-year-old father of three will undergo an Electrophysiology Study at Sunshine Hospital after suffering three heart attacks in three years.
Leon currently wears a LifeVest – an external defibrillator worn by patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
Wife Jess has also had cardiac problems of her own, undergoing surgery to correct a hole in her heart as a toddler.
"We say two broken hearts make one heart, so that's why we bond so well," Jess told Seven News.


Visit the Western Health Foundation Facebook page to see Leon and Jess's story on Seven News.