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June 12th, 2013
06:41 PM ET

10-year-old girl gets adult lung transplant

Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis, is getting a new set of lungs after her family fought to have her prioritized for adult organs. Brooke Baldwin talks to Dr. David Weill about the risks and complications of putting adult lungs into a child's body.

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  1. Nancy

    I watched my brother go from a very healthy person, upon whom his wife and children depended, to an extremely sick and ultimately dying man. He was 47 when he died waiting(on the list for seven months) for a liver transplant.
    We must educate the public about the need for organ and tissue donation

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