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LORAIN, Ohio (WJW) – It’s an incredible story of survival. The mother of a 9-year-old boy thought he had a stomach flu, but it turned out he was suffering from an undiagnosed heart condition that could have proved fatal.

Evan Culp, the once healthy and athletic 9-year-old, had to be put on an organ transplant recipient list and spent four months in the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for a new heart.

February is Heart Awareness Month and FOX 8’s Jennifer Jordan reports on the importance of organ donation and listening to your gut when it comes to heart health.

Check out the full story in the video above.