But…

Tragic news, comic footnote:


It seems the Duke University Medical Center has inadvertently (!)
performed a transplant which gave the recipient a heart and lung
which don’t match her blood type. This is, of course, a Bad
Thing, but plenty of people report bad. I report surreal!


href="http://newsobserver.com/news/triangle/story/2217258p-2092991c.html">This
article in the Raleigh News and Observer covers the story,
but ends:

Mahoney said he is doing all he can to find another heart-lung
set. He urged potential donors to contact him at (919) 495-2112 or
www.4jhc.org, or Carolina Donor Services at (800) 200-2672.

Now, perhaps I misunderstand what it means to “donate a heart and
a lung”, but I imagine it’s not something you call about first.

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