Power of love saves heart attack victim

By Rebecca Buchan

Published: 20/12/2013

A TEACHER who was told he only had hours to live married the love of his life in his hospital bed – and will now spend Christmas at home with his new wife after undergoing a heart transplant.

Brian Keeley was so ill he was in a medically-induced coma and surgeons delayed the lifesaving surgery. But now he and his wife Bibo are looking forward to a family festive season after doctors told him he was well enough to leave hospital.

The couple were warned to prepare themselves for the worst when the 51-year-old collapsed on holiday with a major blockage in his heart.

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