Kara Mia offers readers a unique perspective on a teenager’s cardiac arrest, diagnosis of Long QT syndrome and living with its aftermath. Kara Anglim was fourteen when she suffered a cardiac arrest while running track. Her life, those of her family and friends, and doctor were changed as they struggled to cope with this tragic event. But cope they did and Kara Mia chronicles all the difficult steps along the way from Kara’s resuscitation, prolonged hospital stay, her diagnosis of Long QT syndrome and her continuing rehabilitation outside the hospital. It is a story of love and support, tears and laughter. Black and white photographs show Kara with family, friends and medical staff as she improves. A glossary and bibliography are included.