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Baby Swap / Health Problem #268354

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1980
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(Studio) Families with uncommon relationship said featured in next item.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Richmond, California) Efren De Loa and Jesus Montes said swapped at birth in Mexicali, Mexico, hospital. [Oakland Children's Hosp. Sylvia GUEND- ELMAN - explains reason for confusion.] De Loa's contraction of aplastic anemia, resulting in blood tests, said reason mixup was discovered. [Oakland Children's Hosp. Dr. James FEUSNER - speaks of boy's need for bone marrow transplant.] [Efren De Loa - reacts to discovery of real identity.] Jesus Monte-s reaction reported by interpreter. Families' solution to dilemma noted. Efforts to find donor of marrow in Montes family reported.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary

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