INDIANAPOLIS — He is heading home for the holidays. Omarr Gadling will soon be discharged from Riley Hospital for Children after nearly 400 days in the hospital waiting for a heart transplant.
WRTV first introduced you to the East Chicago native over Thanksgiving. At the time, he was inpatient waiting for a heart and spending his second holiday in the hospital. The award-winning poet was born with a congenital heart condition.
On December 3, he got the call a heart was ready and early next week he will be on his way home.
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