ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – We love sharing love stories from our Capital Region residents! This time, it’s the heartfelt story of Alisa and Frank.

They’re getting ready to tie the knot this weekend, but you’ll never guess where the two lovebirds met:  an online support group for heart recipients.

Alisa spent nine months on the organ transplant waitlist before getting the call that she would get a new heart and a second chance at life.

Shortly after, she joined a Facebook support group for heart recipients. Frank, who received his heart transplant sixteen years earlier, messaged Alisa to answer some of her questions and the rest is history! 

Here’s their heartwarming love story in their words…