The doctor tells James his options are simple--live the rest of his life wearing his lifeline, or get a heart transplant. James says he wants the procedure not only for himself, but for his family.
The challenge facing the Staffords at this point is one that faces so many in need of heart transplants. It's a very costly procedure, sometimes costing hundreds of thousands of dollars. That is why the Staffords are doing what they can to raise money in hopes of living longer lives together.