The granddaughter of Billy Graham is in hospital after having two back-to-back heart attacks.



Anne Graham Lotz, the daughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, is asking people to pray. Lotz's daughter Rachel-Ruth was rushed to the hospital on Saturday. 

"She was rushed to the hospital on Saturday night with a heart attack, followed by a catheterization," says Lotz on Tuesday with a Facebook post. "Sunday afternoon, she had a second heart attack, followed by another catheterization."

According to Lotz, the doctors do not know what caused the heart attacks. 

"The mystery is that her heart has no blockages which can cause traditional style heart attacks. Hers is a very rare condition one doctor described as a “broken heart syndrome.” There is no known cause."

Lotz shares a go-to Scripture verse that has been a comfort to her in the past. 

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"Multiple times I have prayed Psalm 73:26 for people who were struggling with heart issues: My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. I am now driving the stake of my faith down deep into this promise for my daughter."

Rachel-Ruth will be in the hospital for at least a few more days as the doctors run more tests, trying to find the cause of the heart attacks.

"I am urgently asking you to join my family in praying for Rachel-Ruth. Please pray for her heart to stabilize; for accurate diagnosis and treatment; for the doctor’s supernatural wisdom; for peace and comfort for all of us."