Gov. Gary Herbert gave a shoutout in his State of the State address to Allyson Gamble, a state employee whose remarkable experience of twice being a heart transplant recipient has made her’s a powerful voice for organ donation and strength in the face of adversity.
Herbert chose to single out Gamble in his remarks as a way to highlight a Utah medical company that designed a device that helped relieve pressure on the 44-year-old’s heart. But it was also a nod to a member of the political family on Capitol Hill.
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