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Free heart screening could save a teen’s life
San Diego Union-Tribune

Kimberly Van Der Vliet’s energetic and athletic daughter Ciara regularly rose before dawn to get ready for school, so it was no surprise to hear the shower running about 4:30 a.m.

But then her brother heard a thud. Van Der Vliet thought her 17-year-old daughter had dropped a shampoo bottle, but when her shower dragged on, she went to check on her. She opened the bathroom door in her El Cajon home and found Ciara collapsed; her lips were blue.

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