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Paying It Forward: Woman’s Donated Kidney Will Not Only Save Sister’s Life, But Dozens More

CBS2′s Lisa Sigell was there as two sisters on Tuesday rolled into surgery at UCLA Medical Center: one to save the life of a total stranger, the other to receive the gift of a new life through a program called a kidney chain.

07/11/2014

Evan Podsiad needs a new heart. (credit: thebeatgoeson4evan.org)

Boy, 13, Fights Rare Heart Condition With Pluck And Determination

He’s like most 13-year-old boys.

06/29/2013

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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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Only On 2: Senator Sharon Runner Discusses Life-Saving Double Lung Transplant For 1st Time

You may not know her name, but if you’re a parent in California, you’ve been affected by her work.State Senator Sharon Runner, along with her husband, were the driving force behind Jessica’s law – the strongest sexual predator laws in the nation. And while she’s used to fighting for a cause, fighting for her life was something much different. CBS2’s Lisa Sigell has her exclusive story.

03/27/2012

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Information On How To Become A Blood Marrow Donor For La Puente Girl, 4

Even if you aren’t a doctor or a paramedic, you might be able to save the life of a 4-year-old La Puente girl.

01/12/2012

Rob Evans has had a rare warm heart transplant. (credit: CBS)

Meet The Heart Transplant Recipient Who Benefited From Groundbreaking Procedure

Here’s a truly heart warming transplant story.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2011

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USC’s Hospital May Soon Reactivate Kidney Transplant Program

USC University Hospital could soon reactivate its kidney transplant program after voluntarily shutting it down last month when it was discovered that the wrong kidney was transplanted into a patient.

02/18/2011

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’30 Rock’ Actor Tracy Morgan Recovering From Kidney Transplant

30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan is recovering from a kidney transplant.

12/21/2010

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