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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Teen heart transplant recipient speaks on Valentine's Day

Brookline, MA Patch | Grahame Turner

The following is a press release from the New England Organ Bank:

Organ Transplant Recipient, Grace Kobold, 14, speaks to students at a special Valentine’s Day Assembly

CHESTNUT HILL, MA –Beaver Country Day School student, Julia Fein, wants to help increase awareness of organ and tissue donation so she is starting at her own school. Julia has coordinated a Valentine’s Day assembly where students will hear from Grace Kobold, a 14 year-old heart recipient from Cape Cod. On Tuesday, February 14, Grace and her mother, Julie, shared their story and explain to the students why registering to be an organ and tissue donor is so important.

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