Michigan resident Stan Larkin was sent home with an artificial, “backpack” heart, and lived his life to the fullest for 555 days while using it. He even pushed the devise to the limits while playing basketball with it on. Its been an emotional rollercoaster for him, and he is now the happy recipient of a heart transplant. He has also expressed his gratitude to be given the gift of life through organ donation. This new devise is going to bring hope to people, and be a life saver for those waiting for transplants. Now this devise is a wonderful use of science and technology!