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American Heart Association volunteer leader Carol Barr, who died in 2020 at age 39, has been posthumously awarded the AHA’s Award of Meritorious Achievement. (Photo courtesy of Barr family)

The late Carol Barr honored as husband leads charge against valvular heart disease

Carol Barr thought her mitral valve prolapse was no cause for worry. But she died of sudden cardiac arrest from the disease.