American Heart Association

Teen stroke survivor back in dance shoes


The summer morning started like a typical California day. Gracie Doran practiced surfing at the beach with her dad since a trip to Hawaii was just around the corner. But by the time Gracie left the water, she was clutching her right hand, limping and […]

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Internet’s `PirateGray’ fighting heart disease in honor of her dad

Grayson Burger grew up watching her father struggle with heart problems.

The last few years, the 20-year-old from South Brunswick, N.J., has been building a career out of her online persona: PirateGray.

In December, she combined her passions to produce a video about her dad’s fight and the American Heart Association’s […]