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Mary Jo Festle on a child's fight exposing organ donation issues

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Posted: Monday, June 10, 2013 3:21 pm

Sarah Murnaghan likely will die this summer without a lung transplant.

The 10-year-old from outside Philadelphia is in the end stages of cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that impedes your ability to breathe. If Sarah were two years older, she may have received new lungs already from an adult rather than a child donor, of whom there are far fewer.

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