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Heart-Lung Transplant #553734

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 18, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Schechner) [Amanda GERSHON - asks why of all people she would need a heart-lung transplant.] Amanda reported having lung disease caused by cystic fibrosis; details given, scenes shown. [AMANDA - tells how exhausted she is.] Amanda's parents shown sleeping in her room and visiting her. [MOTHER - says she is uncomfortable asking for someone to donate a heart and lung but she has to do so.] Amanda shown with friends and therapists. [AMANDA - says from the neck up she is a normal teenager.] Amanda's desire to live discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Schechner, Bill

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