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Hiking group hits the mountains with grateful hearts

Wildhearts Bellingham smashes stereotypes about life after surgery

The Wildhearts hiking club at the top of a mountain with Jim Kosa, the leader of the hiking club, raising his hiking poles at the end.
Jim Kosa, leader of the Wildhearts hiking club, raises poles as members, from right, Chris Airoldi, Mark Ashworth, EMT Alex Honn and Charlie Kyle join him along the Chain Lakes trail near Artist Point in late July 2023. Wildhearts helps people who have had serious heart surgeries and conditions get back to an active lifestyle. (Photo courtesy of Ken Harrison)
By Elliott Almond CDN Contributor
A decorative carrot cake with one flameless candle sat on a table last week at the FireHouse Cafe in
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