Teen refused heart transplant

A 15-year-old Atlanta boy who needs a new heart will not be placed on the transplant list, according to doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Scottish Rite.

Anthony Stokes has only 6 months to live if he doesn't get a life-saving heart transplant. Stokes was diagnosed with an enlarged heart last month after he complained of shortness of breath.

But after discussing his case with transplant doctors, Anthony's doctors at Scottish Rite told his mother, Melencia Hamilton (pictured left), that he is not a viable candidate for a transplant because of his past history of "noncompliance".

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