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Aspiring Hip-Hop Artist Courageously Fights Through Numerous Open Heart Surgeries To Get Transplant

A 22-year-old aspiring hip-hop artist and event planner is finally ready to leave the hospital after courageously fighting through numerous open heart surgeries to get a much-needed transplant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

Justin Hostert donates kidney to dying father. (credit: CBS)

23-Year-Old Donates Kidney To Dying Father

A 23-year-old Placentia man gave the ultimate gift to his dying father on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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A Message From Bean: ‘The Most Thankfullest Thanksgiving Ever’

For the last two weeks, as my kidney donor surgery date was approaching, I kept my eye on Thanksgiving. Whenever “this is difficult” or “this is painful” or “this is scary” crossed my mind I always chased it with, “Yeah, but it will all be over soon and you’ll be home by Thanksgiving.”

106.7 KROQ–11/21/2012

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Need A New Urethra? Lab-Grown Organs Closer To Reality

Researchers are working to engineer replacements for more than 30 different tissues and organs, including blood vessels, bone, corneas, heart, intestines, liver, and kidney.

03/09/2011

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