TODAY   |  August 27, 2013

Double lung transplant recipient leaves hospital

Sarah Murnaghan, the 11-year-old girl whose family fought for her to receive a double lung transplant, is hoping to head home after a summer of surgeries. She will leave the hospital with lungs from an adult donor after a federal judge intervened so that she wouldn’t have to wait for a child donor.

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>>> the pennsylvania girl whose parent hearsay to fight for a lung transplant hopes to get her out of the hospital today. the 11-year-old received two double lung transplants this summer. a federal judge intervened so she could get adult donor lungs instead of waiting for a child donor.