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Heart of a Transplant Donor talks to the Recipant Billy Tappin

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"l Almost Saw Heaven 2 Soon" is a dramatic, comedic, spiritual, and inspirational story which centers around the life and times of Billy Tappin. Billy was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He is a singer who has opened for Johnnie Taylor as well as Eddie Kendricks.  "I Almost Saw Heaven 2 Soon" documents Billy's upbringing, from a child, all the way to an adult, and his story isn't a pretty one. Then, in 2010, Billy became a heart transplant recipient, when he received a heart from a young lady named Gabrielle. However, everything didn't go according to plan, because during his heart transplant surgery, Billy died on the operating table!

Hassan Stewart is the CEO of Positive Entertainment, which is a film distribution and production company based in Grand Rapids Michigan. Hassan was born in Highland Park Michigan, but then moved to Southfield, Michigan with his family where he grew up and graduated from Southfield High School. After high school, Hassan continued his education at Wayne State University, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Radio & Television, and then from there, he went on to receive his Master's degree in Education from the University Of Phoenix. Hassan has taught in the Detroit school district, as well as the Dearborn Heights school district for ten years, but his first love has always been writing and drawing, which prompted him to write and illustrate his highly acclaimed children's book entitled "Huey The Chameleon And His Colorful Personality", a story which teaches kids about segregation and desegregation, but in a way in which they can understand it.