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Transplant News For Girl With Battery-Operated Heart

Talk about wearing your heart on your sleeve — for the last four months, 13-year-old Kyah DiSimone has been toting a black bag over her shoulder that carries an actual battery for her heart.

As the Cape Cod Times reports, in November, Kyah became the first Boston Children's Hospital patient to receive such a small, portable heart pump. This weekend, she received a special Easter gift: a new heart! 

Read more (Cape Cod Times)

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