Simon in the LA Times

Soccer Player With Transplanted Heart Upsets Thinking About Rehabilitation

November 23, 1990 
From the American Health and Psychology Today Service-Washington Post Writers Group

This was one scouting report the general manager had to check out himself. He walked up to Simon Keith, who was about to become his team’s top draft pick of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL), and asked for clarification.

“I understand you’ve got some sort of heart problem, some sort of valve job or something,” said the GM. Keith knew it was time to give yet another skeptic an education. He pointed to his chest, looked the GM square in the eyes and left no doubt about his medical status.

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