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Organ Donors #82204

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 1983
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(Studio) Report on group in Houston announcing plans to raise money for organ transplants and to match children with donors.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Miami, Florida) Need for liver transplant for 2-yr.-old Florida girl, Trine Engebretsen detailed. [Mother, Mary Ann ENGEBRETSEN - comments.] Efforts to get liver by Hialeah, Florida, group, and Walt DisneyWorld noted. [Mrs. ENGEBRETSEN - comments on methods of obtaining transplant donor.] Mrs. Engebretsen's testimony in Washington, DC in hearing with regard to regulations and aid for organ donorship detailed; film shown. Engebretsens said ready to fly Trine to Pittsburgh for operation as soon as donor found.
REPORTER: Mark Potter (WPLG tape)

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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