The American Heart Association has played a major role in the fight to prevent heart disease and raise funds for research.
WBTV recently spoke with Paul Mcharg, who was born with a congenital heart defect and still battles heart issues today.
Mcharg says doctors have come a long way since he was diagnosed nearly 40 years ago.
You can hear from Paul in the attached video.
He is one of the leading fundraisers for the Wells Fargo Heart Walk team.
The Greater Charlotte Heart Walk is Saturday, September 21st. Follow this link, to join Team WBTV, and get started on the path to getting heart healthy!