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The American Spirit (Kidney Transplants) #979083

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The desperate wait for organ transplants noted.

(Studio: Katie Couric) The role of Jan and Garret Hil†† in establishing a kidney transplant swap "chain" reviewed; details given about Hil's launching of the National Kidney Registry of living donors and about this "chain of life" with examples outlined on screen. [Three years ago, the HILS - talk about kidneys.] [Website creator Garret HIL, kidney donor Max ZAPATA, recipients Laura AMADOR††, Kirk LARSON††, donor Teresa LARSON††, recipients Max GELLMAN††, Maria POLI††, Mindel FAUSTINO††- talk about the kidney swap process.] How well all ten patients are doing noted.

Couric, Katie

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