Woman celebrates life/family ten years after double lung transplant

KOB | Joy Wang
KOB has been following Manuelita Jaramillo since 2007 when she had a double lung transplant, ten years later and she’s still breathing easy.

Jaramillo celebrated the milestone surrounded by her growing family and can’t help but get emotional when she looks at her family.

“There's been some ups and downs. It hasn't been easy, but it's a joy to have my wife. With this double lung transplant she's going on 10 years now, and it's just wonderful to have her around her grandchildren,” said Antonio Jaramillo, Manuelita’s husband.

Before the transplant, she was on oxygen 24 hours a day, every day. She even had a hard time walking without being of breath although she was using her oxygen. Continue reading

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