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February 20, 2015 · Leave a Comment

World Record Skydiver Credits ‘Sam’ for the Ability to Live Life at 100 mph

By Paul Scotti Paul Scotti (@pscotti)

He’s a former Green Beret who served in Somalia. He’s a record-holding skydiver with several thousand jumps under his belt since he began leaping out of airplanes at age 18. And he’s a liver transplant recipient, who affectionately refers to his transplanted organ as “Sam.” Kim Dobson, 63, of Oveido, Florida, is the definition of someone […]

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Tags: Florida Campus, hepatitis C, Liver Transplant, transplantation


November 25, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mexican man grateful for normal life after liver transplant

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Diagnosed with cirrhosis in Mexico, Mauricio Perez-Olegaray came to Mayo Clinic and stayed for a lifesaving liver transplant.

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Tags: hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, Mauricio Perez-Olegaray, Mayo Clinic


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