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Donor’s lungs mean more than borrowed time to Rotterdam man

John Drexler of Rotterdam underwent a double lung transplant one year ago Friday.
John Drexler of Rotterdam underwent a double lung transplant one year ago Friday.
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John Drexler was finally waking up, 3 1/2 days after his surgery. He could hear Maureen’s voice. “It’s all over,” said his wife of 35 years. “You’ve been transplanted and everything’s good.” When he went to sleep five days earlier, he had no real expectation the lungs would come through in just 24 hours. Last he knew, his doctors and wife were telling him he’d made the transplant list. He would wait. He was on ...


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jtcapp123
April 28, 2012
6:37 p.m.

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Stories like this are why I became a donor. God Bless you John. Live a long and healthy life.

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