PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The volunteer fire chief who led Shanksville’s first responders on Sept. 11, 2001 has had a new heart.
Terry Shaffer, former chief of the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Department, had a heart transplant at UPMC Monday. His family said the operation lasted nine hours and he is recovering in hospital.
Last year, family and friendsShaffer’s transplant costs. Thanks to more than 500 donors, they raised $100,000.
His family said Shaffer’s story is a good reminder to make sure you’re a registered organ donor.
https://www.cbsnews.com/pittsburgh/news/former-shanksville-fire-chief-responded-911-receives-heart/ Terry Shaffer, former Shanksville Fire Chief who died on 9/11, gets new heart