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Man Uses Portable ‘Driver’ Instead Of Real Heart

A 51-year-old Wasilla, Alaska, man fitted with an artificial heart in a six-hour surgery last month has left a Seattle hospital to begin what may be a long wait for a heart transplant.

03/22/2012

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For Some in Need, Facebook is Route to New Kidney

Seattle dad Damon Brown found a kidney on Facebook after telling his story on a special page called, “Damon Kidney.”

01/02/2012