People combat the stress of surgery in different ways.
For Will Hunt, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Maroon 5 helped.
Specifically their song “She Will Be Loved,” which he performed live from the ICU last week. The 16-year-old’s performance was captured on YouTube and Twitter and is currently making the rounds on social media. Will’s brother Mac was the cameraman for the performance; both are students at The McCallie School, a private prep school for boys in Chattanooga.
Hunt is battling cardiomyopathy — a disease of the heart muscle — and has been scheduled for two surgeries at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Yesterday, he underwent his first — the second will involve a heart transplant.
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It’s safe to say that, given the support Will has received, there’s no future tense involved in the love being sent to him. He’s already getting plenty of it.