Lung Transplant Patient Gets Donor From Same Hospital

Florida woman, 48, was matched within four days of being put on a double lung transplant waiting list.
0:35 | 02/22/13

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Shirley Thompson is -- today in her doctor is calling it a miracle the 48 year old with a deadly pulmonary disease is now recovering from a double lung transplant. It took just four days to find a matched. The donor was in the same unit S Thompson in Minnesota's celebrated Mayo Clinic she and just a few more hours of surgery to -- for life. The operation capped off a months long Odyssey each beginning in October when she went into the hospital for overnight hysterectomy -- She tells her story now drawing breath from two new lungs.

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