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Wilmington girl celebrating one year anniversary of second heart transplant

Hannah Dombrowski has gone through more in eight years of her young life than many people do in their entire lifetime. It started out when she was just a baby and a inoperable tumor formed on her heart. That diagnosis forced doctors at Duke Children's Hospital to perform a heart transplant. 

NC man who received heart transplant now works to inspire others

Sherman Transou spent his entire life with what some would call a good bill of health. He's never experienced anything outside of the common cold.

11-year-old girl is breathing on her own after heart transplant surgery

Sofia Sanchez is breathing on her own after receiving a heart transplant and meeting superstar rapper Drake a week ago.

11-year-old girl gets heart transplant after visit by Drake

A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake.

Heart recipient visits beach with donor family

Anna Lewis is still mourning the loss of her son Greg Ricks who died in a car accident, but now a piece of him will always be with her.

Couple gets word of heart donor for baby girl after prayer

A North Carolina family says it received a quick answer to a prayer to save their baby daughter's life when word of a heart donor came through just moments leaving church.

5-month-old released from hospital after heart transplant

A baby who received a heart transplant just 12 days ago has been released from the hospital. Hannah Dombroski got her new heart two weeks ago after doctors discovered she had an inoperable tumor in February.

5-month-old girl recovering after heart transplant

A five-month-old Wilmington girl has the new heart she's been waiting for. Hannah Dombrowski received a heart transplant Friday night after waiting since February, when doctors found an inoperable tumor on her heart.

Restaurant holds fundraiser for baby who needs heart transplant

The Chick-Fil-A on Oleander Drive in Wilmington is hosting a benefit for Hannah and her family tonight. From 5 to 8 p.m., proceeds from food purchased at the restaurant will go toward Hannah's medical care.

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