Maine Girl Bouncing Back After 6-Organ Transplant

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John23
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Maine Girl Bouncing Back After 6-Organ Transplant

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: February 3, 2012 at 8:38 AM ET

Excerpt:
HOLLIS, Maine (AP) — A 9-year-old Maine girl is home from a
Boston hospital healthy, active and with high hopes — and a new
stomach, liver, spleen, small intestine, pancreas, and part of an
esophagus to replace the ones that were being choked by a huge tumor.

Full story here: www.nytimes.com

(Wow)

Best of health to all.

John

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  • plh4gail
    plh4gail Member Posts: 1,238 Member
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    Oh my gosh.....what a great
    Oh my gosh.....what a great story. I so hope things go great for this family! Thanks for the article!

    plh4gail
  • smokeyjoe
    smokeyjoe Member Posts: 1,425 Member
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    plh4gail said:

    Oh my gosh.....what a great
    Oh my gosh.....what a great story. I so hope things go great for this family! Thanks for the article!

    plh4gail

    Amazing what they can do!!

    Amazing what they can do!!
  • ketziah35
    ketziah35 Member Posts: 1,145
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    She is living with her
    She is living with her grandparents and they have had to dip in their retirement fund. I wish I knew exactly where she lived. I would send her a check.
  • idlehunters
    idlehunters Member Posts: 1,787 Member
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    ketziah35 said:

    She is living with her
    She is living with her grandparents and they have had to dip in their retirement fund. I wish I knew exactly where she lived. I would send her a check.

    Hummm.......
    Interesting John..... Amazing what doctors CAN DO eh???

    J
  • John23
    John23 Member Posts: 2,122 Member
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    Hummm.......
    Interesting John..... Amazing what doctors CAN DO eh???

    J

    Ms. J -

    Re:
    "Amazing what doctors CAN DO eh??? "

    Surgeons, Jen..... SURGEONS.

    (smooch)

    John
  • idlehunters
    idlehunters Member Posts: 1,787 Member
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    John23 said:

    Ms. J -

    Re:
    "Amazing what doctors CAN DO eh??? "

    Surgeons, Jen..... SURGEONS.

    (smooch)

    John

    Whatever........
    Surgeons ARE doctors last time I checked. My gosh if they could do that for this girl who knows....someday they may be doing intestine transplants and fixing all our intestines????? Just a thought. : )

    Double smooch!!

    J
  • tootsie1
    tootsie1 Member Posts: 5,044 Member
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    Thanks for sharing
    Wow. That's quite a story.

    *hugs*
    Gail