Penny Smith, 35, of California is one of the rare few who have had the opportunity to cradle her own (old) heart in her own two hands. But she's mainly happy to enjoy the opportunities for life her new heart gives her.
Penny Smith holding her own heart. The photo became an Internet sensation when it was posted on the site Imgur with the caption: "This is my friend Penny. She is holding her own heart. She has survived cancer and crippling heart failure but never lost hope."