Boxing champ’s daughter doing well after heart transplant |

By Jamie Apody Monday, March 09, 2015 06:35PM

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Steve Cunningham sits and wraps his hands, in preparation for the biggest fight of his career this weekend.

He admits, it’s hard to wrap his head around what he and his family have been through the past three months.

The last time we saw his daughter Kennedy, in July, she was waiting for a new heart.

At 1:00 a.m. on December 5th, the call they had been longing for finally came – and that’s when reality set in.

“Me and my wife we’re trying to hold ourselves together and not cry because it’s an emotional time. I was saying to myself, “Man, this may be the last time I see my

see my daughter,” said Cunningham.

This, after all, is a kid, so sick, that Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia wouldn’t even put her on their transplant list but Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh did.

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