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3-Year-Old Girl Gets New Liver Thanks To Dad

Watching her play, you would never know 3-year-old Rachel Thomas has been through.

08/08/2014

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Local Man Remaining Positive While Waiting For Heart Transplant

A 51-year-old man we’ve been following as he waits for a heart transplant is still hoping and praying for that call.

05/15/2014

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Local Man Advocates Organ Donation, While Waiting For Own Heart

We’re on a project to follow a local man who is going through the organ transplant process.

02/10/2014

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Says Donor Will Always Be Part Of Her Family

From Zumba class in February to surgery in November, we’ve followed a North Hills woman in need of a kidney transplant. The native of Argentina is now back at home with her family.

12/31/2013

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Local Kidney Transplant Recipient And Donor Both Doing Fine After Surgery

A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.

10/30/2013

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Stranger Comes To Aid Of Local Woman In Need Of Kidney Transplant

Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.

10/23/2013

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Girl Who Got New Lungs In Pa. Has Pneumonia

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a pair of adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung, which her mother described on Monday as “a large setback.”

07/08/2013

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Girl Who Took On Donor Rules Gets Lung Transplant

A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant Wednesday, her family said.

KDKA-TV–06/12/2013

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Pa. Girl Gets On Lung Donor List, Boy Also Sues

The national organ transplant network has complied with a judge’s unusual order and placed a dying 10-year-old girl on the adult waiting list for a donated lung, and a patient at the same hospital asked the court for the same relief.

06/06/2013

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Teenage Stabbing Victim Released From Hospital

A 16-year- old girl who was stabbed inside a local Target store has been released from the hospital.

03/28/2013

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Teenage Stabbing Victim’s Story One Of Hope, Survival

For Allison Meadows and her family, it was supposed to be a quick and relaxing shopping trip at the Target in East Liberty. She wasn’t supposed to cross the path of an enraged stabbing suspect. She wasn’t supposed to become a hostage, a victim.

03/27/2013

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Former UPMC Doctor Leads Hopkins Team In Double Arm Transplant

Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.

01/29/2013

Transplant Surgery Fundraiser

A local woman in need of a kidney transplant will soon undergo the life-saving surgery – thanks to the selflessness of her sister.

01/10/2013

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Local Sisters Organize Fundraiser To Help Pay For Transplant Surgery

Sharing, that’s what sisterhood is all about. But the lifelong bond that local sisters share will literally save a life.

01/10/2013

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Adopted Boy Receives New Small Intestine

Even with a life-threatening condition, 5-year-old Nico, who was in foster care, was adopted by his new family.

01/04/2012

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