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Karl's Open Heart Surgery Story

Most would agree that Ret. Army Colonel and marathon runner Karl Robinson is focused and fortunate. While the road to the finish line may be long, his road to recovery after heart bypass surgery in July 2105 was not. Just four months post-surgery, he ran his 73rd marathon.

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Karl knows all about progress – from running marathons to conquering heart disease – his story is inspirational. At age 74, Karl now is training for his 74th marathon. Watch how he prepared for his surgery with the support of the PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute, as well as with the same commitment he applies in preparing for a race.
















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