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Check It Out: Heartfelt words and pictures

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Roses are red

Violets are blue

It’s time for another column

So, this time, a poem – woo hoo!

February is a heart month

In more ways than one

Valentine’s Day for certain

Flowers and chocolate, such fun

But wait! There’s more

To February, did you know?

It’s American Heart Month

Thump thump, go heart go!

Check out a book (or two)

From a library close by

Keep your ticker happy

This poem is done (whew!), bye bye.

• “Crochet Red: Crocheting for Women’s Heart Health” by Laura Zander.

• “Heart: A History” by Sandeep Jauhar.

• “I Love You with All My Heart” written and illustrated by Jane Chapman.

• “The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery” by Rob R. Dunn.

• “The Matter of the Heart: A History of the Heart in Eleven Operations” by Thomas Morris.

• “The Open Heart Club: A Story About Birth and Death and Cardiac Surgery” by Gabriel Brownstein.

• “Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart” by Mimi Swartz.

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