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August 5, 2021

Liver transplant helps Bob Lemoine pay it forward

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

It was more than 20 years ago when former information technology manager, Bob Lemoine was diagnosed with hepatitis C and eventually, liver cancer. In September 2009, Bob was told that he had 3-6 months to live. After being referred to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, Bob got a new lease on life when on Jan. […]

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Tags: Bob Lemoine, hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, MayoClinicFL


February 20, 2015

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

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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