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A Big Heart is Mike Papale's story of surviving cardiac arrest,
learning to live with illness,
finding your life path,
& committing to helping others
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"The fact that Mike survived this out-of-the-blue, life-threatening cardiac event is itself a miracle.
What follows here is that story…one that is filled with courage, persistence, strength, and the unstoppable passion to prevent sudden cardiac death."
- DR. MARTIN MARON,
Director, HCM Institute at Tufts Medical Center
A Big Heart
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Since his miraculous recovery from sudden cardiac arrest at age 17, Mike Papale has never stopped moving.
The Founder and CEO of nonprofit organization In A Heartbeat—dedicated to preventing death from sudden cardiac arrest and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)—served several years as a college basketball coach at UMass Lowell, Quinnipiac University, and Southern Connecticut State University before channeling his transformative journey into the pages of his book, A Big Heart.
As a professional Motivational Speaker, Mike loves helping others discover and engage their own life-igniting spark—inspirational energy he naturally instills in students through his role as Fairfield College Preparatory School’s Head Basketball Coach.
Creator and Host of A Big Heart Podcast, Mike addresses how to overcome the physical and emotional obstacles of life with heart disease—exploring a different challenge in each episode.
Mike serves on the Board of Directors for the Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club, the Central CT Coast YMCA, the John Taylor Babbit Foundation, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Wallingford—part of a global network of 1 million+ problem-solvers dedicated to working together to create lasting change in the self, in the local community, and around the world.
In his spare time, you can find multi-hyphenate Mike enjoying life with family and friends, traveling, golfing, cycling, or wholeheartedly rooting for the Knicks, Giants, and Red Sox.
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As a professional Motivational Speaker,
Mike loves helping others discover and engage their own life-igniting spark. Mike
has encouraged and inspired thousands of people at events across the country.
In A Heartbeat Foundation is dedicated to preventing death from sudden cardiac arrest and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)—with a goal of installing an AED in every building in America.
Through A Big Heart Podcast, Creator & Host Mike Papale addresses how to overcome the physical and emotional obstacles of life with heart disease—exploring a different challenge in each episode.
A Big Heart Podcast is also available on Amazon Music,
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