Transcript for Man living life to its fullest after getting double-lung transplant
Kids Vo: ??? Safelite repair, Safelite replace ??? Finally tonight here, America strong. The call that came in the middle of the night. The dag see know family of suburban Chicago. Mario and Mary and their six children. Kevin d'agostino was born with cystic fibrosis, a Progressive, genetic disease of the lungs. For the past two years, he has depended on oxygen, carrying a tank everywhere he went. Even behind him, right there at the pool. He was put on a lung transplant list, waiting six long months. Then, the call in the middle of the night, his parents wake him. You're getting new lungs. No way, no way. Reporter: Hugging his mother, then his father. You're getting new lungs. No way! Reporter: The double lung transplant surgery was a success. And look at this. Just one day later, up and walking. This is his third time around. My goodness. Fantastic. Reporter: Weeks later, coming home. My man, how's it feel? Reporter: And then it hits him. His mother, Mary, offering these words. It speaks to his determination. And it speaks to his bravery and it speaks to his strength. Reporter: The whole neighborhood right there for Kevin, who waited for so long -- and who came home. What a young man. What a family. And what a remarkable gift from that donor family. Good night.
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