Southfield boy waits for heart transplant

A 14-year-old boy in Southfield is fighting for his life, awaiting a heart transplant. Trevor Sullivan had a swollen stomach and his parents hoped it was something as simple as appendicitis, but it wasn't. Turns out Trevor has a life-threatening condition.

"His heart muscle is all worn out. It's in heart failure mode," said Trevor's mom Kimberly Sullivan.

Trevor is being treated at Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor. Sullivan has been driving there every day. She has now moved there to be with her son.  Her other three children, aged 11, 7 and 4, are at home in Southfield with their dad.

"We're all willing to sacrifice until we are together again," said Sullivan. But that won't happen until Trevor gets his heart transplant.

"It depends when a heart becomes available that matches. He'll be at the higher end of the list," said Sullivan.

In the meantime, Sullivan spends her day caring for her son's needs and the medical bills continue to add up.

A GoFundMe account has been established to help the Sullivan's deal with their mounting bills. You can help Trevor and his family by donating at

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