Charleston, West Virginia
Kim Rafferty is a multimedia journalist with WSAZ. Kim is originally from Nashville, Tennessee, but has come to love Charleston and the surrounding area she now calls home. Kim graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in multimedia journalism and French studies. Meeting people and telling their stories is Kim's passion.
Updated: Jul. 18, 2022 at 6:09 PM CDT|
By Kim Rafferty and Andrew McMunn
Steele Merritt had two open heart surgeries before receiving a heart transplant in April.