Spooner has heart of a champion

Oak Park girls’ soccer star had heart surgery one year ago; now she’s bound for college on a scholarship

‘SHE’S GOT A HUGE HEART’—Ally Spooner, an Oak Park High senior, signed a soccer scholarship with Cal State San Marcos earlier this year.
For years, Ally Spooner played soccer with an irregular heartbeat.
She didn’t know that her condition could have taken her life.
An Oak Park High senior, Ally complained about chest pain when she was a youngster frolicking on the playground. Pediatricians brushed it off as sports-induced asthma. If she got too excited or couldn&rsq...

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