TV journalist Veronica de la Cruz mourns her brother who died on July 4th of this year, but grief only fuels her determination to help get meaningful health care reform for all Americans. She appeared this week on Fox in Los Angeles to tell her brother’s story. Eric was waiting for a heart transplant when he passed away. He had been diagnosed five years earlier with severe dilated cardiomyopathy. Veronica staged an extraordinary campaign to raise money for the surgery via social media.
Glamour Magazine (November 2009 issue) also picked up the story: