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HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QM11 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QLZD 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali prepares to run a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali prepares to run a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health... 
Aadil Ali prepares to run a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QLZC 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QLZ9 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QLZ8 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QLZ7 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
HEALTH-ORGANS/TRANSPLANTS
RTS2QLZ5 
October 11, 2019 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Toronto, Canada 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in... 
Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 24, 2019. Picture taken May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren 
SPAIN/
RTX147IE 
October 11, 2013 
Belen Ribeiro (R), who is waiting for a lung transplant, takes part in a protest against the closure... 
Oviedo, Spain 
Ribeiro, who is waiting for a lung transplant, takes part in a protest against the closure of the National... 
Belen Ribeiro (R), who is waiting for a lung transplant, takes part in a protest against the closure of the National Institute of Silicosis in Oviedo October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso (SPAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST HEALTH BUSINESS POLITICS) 
SPAIN/
RTX147HY 
October 11, 2013 
Belen Ribeiro (R), who is waiting for a lung transplant, takes part in a protest against the closure... 
Oviedo, Spain 
Ribeiro, who is waiting for a lung transplant, takes part in a protest against the closure of National... 
Belen Ribeiro (R), who is waiting for a lung transplant, takes part in a protest against the closure of National Institute of Silicosis in Oviedo October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso (SPAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST HEALTH POLITICS BUSINESS) 
USA-TRANSPLANT/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX12YA7 
August 27, 2013 
Sarah Murnaghan (R), an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, sits on her mother Janet's... 
NEWTOWN SQUARE, UNITED STATES 
Sarah Murnaghan sits on her mother Janet's lap outside their home in Newtown Square Pennsylvania 
Sarah Murnaghan (R), an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, sits on her mother Janet's lap outside their home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania August 27, 2013. Sarah underwent an operation earlier this summer to receive the transplants in a case that set off a national debate about child access to organ donations. She had earlier been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. REUTERS/Tom Milahek (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) 
USA-TRANSPLANT/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX12YA3 
August 27, 2013 
Sarah Murnaghan (R), an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, is seen here with her... 
NEWTOWN SQUARE, UNITED STATES 
Sarah Murnaghan poses with her parents Janet and Fran and siblings outside their home in Newtown Square... 
Sarah Murnaghan (R), an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, is seen here with her parents Janet and Fran (2nd R), brothers Sean and Finn and sister Ella (obscured) outside their home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania August 27, 2013. Sarah underwent an operation earlier this summer to receive the transplants in a case that set off a national debate about child access to organ donations. She had earlier been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. REUTERS/Tom Milahek (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) 
USA-TRANSPLANT/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX12Y9U 
August 27, 2013 
Janet (L) and Fran Murnaghan, the parents of Sarah, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant,... 
NEWTOWN SQUARE, UNITED STATES 
Janet and Fran Murnaghan talk to members of the media outside their home in Newtown Square Pennsylvania... 
Janet (L) and Fran Murnaghan, the parents of Sarah, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, talk to members of the media outside their home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania August 27, 2013. Sarah underwent an operation earlier this summer to receive the transplants in a case that set off a national debate about child access to organ donations. She had earlier been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. REUTERS/Tom Milahek (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) 
USA-TRANSPLANT/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX12Y9K 
August 27, 2013 
Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, poses with her parents Janet... 
NEWTOWN SQUARE, UNITED STATES 
Sarah Murnaghan poses with her parents Janet and Fran and siblings outside their home in Newtown Square... 
Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, poses with her parents Janet and Fran, brothers Sean and Finn and sister Ella outside their home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania August 27, 2013. Sarah underwent an operation earlier this summer to receive the transplants in a case that set off a national debate about child access to organ donations. She had earlier been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. REUTERS/Tom Milahek (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) 
USA-TRANSPLANT/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX12Y99 
August 27, 2013 
Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, sits on her mother Janet's... 
NEWTOWN SQUARE, UNITED STATES 
Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, sits on her mother Janet's... 
Sarah Murnaghan, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, sits on her mother Janet's lap outside their home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania August 27, 2013. Sarah underwent an operation earlier this summer to receive the transplants in a case that set off a national debate about child access to organ donations. She had earlier been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. REUTERS/Tom Milahek (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) 
USA-TRANSPLANT/PENNSYLVANIA
RTX12Y51 
August 27, 2013 
Janet Murnaghan, the mother of Sarah, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, receives... 
NEWTOWN SQUARE, UNITED STATES 
Janet Murnaghan, the mother of Sarah, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, receives... 
Janet Murnaghan, the mother of Sarah, an 11-year-old girl who underwent a double lung transplant, receives flowers from a florist delivery man outside their home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania August 27, 2013. Sarah underwent an operation earlier this summer to receive the transplants in a case that set off a national debate about child access to organ donations. She had earlier been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. REUTERS/Tom Milahek (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) 
GERMANY/
RTR2ZNFO 
March 21, 2012 
Medical assistants check a human lung in a 'Organ Care System' as they arrive for a lung transplantation... 
Hanover, Germany 
Medical assistants check a human lung in a 'Organ Care System' as they arrive for a lung transplantation... 
Medical assistants check a human lung in a 'Organ Care System' as they arrive for a lung transplantation at the Hannover Medical School March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH) 
GERMANY/
RTR2ZNFL 
March 21, 2012 
An assistant doctor arrives with a human lung in an 'Organ Care System' for a lung transplantation at... 
Hanover, Germany 
An assistant doctor arrives with a human lung in an 'Organ Care System' for a lung transplantation at... 
An assistant doctor arrives with a human lung in an 'Organ Care System' for a lung transplantation at the Hannover Medical School March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen (GERMANY - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) 
GERMANY/
RTR2ZNE6 
March 21, 2012 
A medical assistant checks a human lung during a lung transplantation at the 'Hannover Medical School'... 
Hanover, Germany 
Medical assistant checks human lung during lung transplantation at 'Hannover Medical School' in Hanover... 
A medical assistant checks a human lung during a lung transplantation at the 'Hannover Medical School' in Hanover March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LRR 
January 06, 2010 
A fan holds up a picture of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro as the hearse carrying the coffin of... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
A fan holds up a picture of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro as the hearse carrying the coffin of... 
A fan holds up a picture of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro as the hearse carrying the coffin of him passed by his house in Banfield, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LRC 
January 06, 2010 
A fan holds up a picture of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro as the hearse carrying the coffin of... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
A fan holds up a picture of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro as the hearse carrying the coffin of... 
A fan holds up a picture of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro as the hearse carrying the coffin of him passes his home in Banfield, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. Sandro, who was called Argentina's Elvis Presley, died on Monday aged 64 after a career spanning over four decades in which he helped promote Latino music to a world audience. Doctor Claudio Burgos from the Italian Hospital in the Argentine city of Mendoza told Reuters that Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LQT 
January 06, 2010 
People wait for the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
People wait for the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell... 
People wait for the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell in front of his house in Banfield on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Martin Acosta (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LQS 
January 06, 2010 
People approach the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
People approach the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell... 
People approach the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell in Banfield on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Martin Acosta (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LQO 
January 06, 2010 
People wait for the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
People wait for the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell... 
People wait for the hearse carrying the coffin of deceased Argentine pop singer Sandro to bid farewell in front of his house in Banfield on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. He had received a double heart and lungs transplant on November 20, 2009. REUTERS/Martin Acosta (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LBQ 
January 06, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay... 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Martin Acosta (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LBL 
January 06, 2010 
Fans of Argentine pop singer Sandro hold pictures of him as they leave the Congress after paying their... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Fans of Argentine pop singer Sandro hold pictures of him as they leave the Congress after paying their... 
Fans of Argentine pop singer Sandro hold pictures of him as they leave the Congress after paying their respects in Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28LBF 
January 06, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay... 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 6, 2010. The singer, born Roberto Sanchez and known as "the Argentine Elvis ", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28K5M 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro cries in front of pictures of him as she waits outside the Congress... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro cries in front of pictures of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28K5K 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro cries as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro cries as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO
RTR28K5G 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro shows a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro shows a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
ARGENTINA/
RTR28K5A 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro holds a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
ARGENTINA/
RTR28K58 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro wears a picture of him on her chest as she waits outside the Congress... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro wears a picture of him on her chest as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28K57 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro shows pictures of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine pop singer Sandro shows pictures of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY) 
ARGENTINA/
RTR28K55 
January 05, 2010 
Fans hold a placard with an image of Argentine pop singer Sandro as they wait in line outside the Congress... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
Fans hold a placard with an image of Argentine pop singer Sandro as they wait in line outside the Congress to pay their respects in Buenos Aires, January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28K4J 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine singer Sandro wears a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine singer Sandro wears a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28K4D 
January 05, 2010 
Fans of Argentine singer Sandro hold pictures of him as they wait outside the Congress to pay their respects... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
Fans of Argentine singer Sandro hold pictures of him as they wait outside the Congress to pay their respects in Buenos Aires January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY) 
MUSIC-SANDRO/
RTR28K3Y 
January 05, 2010 
A fan of Argentine singer Sandro wears a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ 
A fan of Argentine singer Sandro wears a picture of him as she waits outside the Congress to pay her respects in Buenos Aires January 5, 2010. The singer, whose real name was Roberto Sanchez and known as "Argentina's Elvis Presley", died on January 4, 2010 at the age of 64 in the central Argentine city of Mendoza. Sandro died from an infection after heart and lung transplant surgery. To match Reuters Life! MUSIC-SANDRO/ REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY) 
TWINS-CYSTICFIBROSIS/
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February 22, 2008 
Anabel Stenzel (R) watches as her identical twin sister, Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, plays the bagpipe in... 
Redwood City, UNITED STATES 
Identical twin plays bagpipes for sister in Redwood City 
Anabel Stenzel (R) watches as her identical twin sister, Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, plays the bagpipe in Redwood City, California February 20, 2008. When born with cystic fibrosis in 1972, they were not expected to live to adulthood. Three decades and three lung transplants later, they are telling their story in a book. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES) 
TWINS-CYSTICFIBROSIS/
RTR1XEJE 
February 22, 2008 
Identical twins Anabel Stenzel (L) and Isabel Stenzel Byrnes pose for a photograph in Redwood City, California... 
Redwood City, UNITED STATES 
Identical twins born with cystic fibrosis pose for photo in Redwood City 
Identical twins Anabel Stenzel (L) and Isabel Stenzel Byrnes pose for a photograph in Redwood City, California February 20, 2008. When born with cystic fibrosis in 1972, they were not expected to live to adulthood. Three decades and three lung transplants later, they are telling their story in a book. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES) 
CHINA/
RTX4R6H 
December 15, 2007 
Zhang Xiuping (L) and her son Lin Dawei lie on beds next to each other before their operation at a hospital... 
Hefei, China 
Zhang Xiuping and her son Lin Dawei lie on beds next to each other before their operation at a hospital... 
Zhang Xiuping (L) and her son Lin Dawei lie on beds next to each other before their operation at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province December 15, 2007. Xiuping is transplanting one of her kidneys to her son. A worldwide shortage of organs has forced many people with end-stage illnesses to rely on living donors, either relatives, or strangers from poorer countries where organs can be obtained cheaply, to donate kidneys, liver sections, lung lobes, skin and bones for grafts. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA) 
CHINA/
RTX4R6E 
December 15, 2007 
Zhang Xiuping (L) embraces her son Lin Dawei before transplanting one of her kidneys to him at a hospital... 
Hefei, China 
Zhang Xiuping embraces her son Lin Dawei before transplanting one of her kidneys to him at a hospital... 
Zhang Xiuping (L) embraces her son Lin Dawei before transplanting one of her kidneys to him at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province December 15, 2007. A worldwide shortage of organs has forced many people with end-stage illnesses to rely on living donors, either relatives, or strangers from poorer countries where organs can be obtained cheaply, to donate kidneys, liver sections, lung lobes, skin and bones for grafts. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA) 
MIDEAST
RTR15K4 
July 30, 2003 
Najah Kawthar (L) holds the hand of her daughter, Zuabi, a 14 years-old
Israeli Arab girl, after she... 
Petach Tikva, Israel - State of 
ISRAELI ARAB GIRL SMILES AFTER ORGAN TRANSPLANT FROM PALESTINIAN DONOR. 
Najah Kawthar (L) holds the hand of her daughter, Zuabi, a 14 years-old
Israeli Arab girl, after she had a heart and lungs transplantat in
Rabin's medical centre in the Israeli town of Petach Tikva, July 30,
2003. The family of a Palestinian boy killed in an accident has helped
save the lives of four Israeli children by donating his organs, a rare
act after 34 months of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
REUTERS/Nir Elias

NIR/CRB 
TRANSPLANT
RTRJ105 
February 23, 2003 
Melecio Huerta (R), comforts his wife Magdalena Santillan (L) as she
leans over the open casket of their... 
Louisburg, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLAN'S PARENTS GRIEVE OVER HER OPEN CASKET. 
Melecio Huerta (R), comforts his wife Magdalena Santillan (L) as she
leans over the open casket of their daughter Jesica Santillan prior to
a public memorial service held for Santillan on February 23, 2003 at
the Louisburg College Auditorium in Louisburg, North Carolina.
Santillan died at Duke University Medical Center after receiving two
heart-lung transplants. She was forced to undergo a second heart-lung
transplant when it was determined that the first organs were
incompatible with her blood type. REUTERS/Bob Jordan/POOL

elo/ME 
TRANSPLANT
RTRJ0ZY 
February 23, 2003 
Dulce Huerta (L), who is Jesica Santillan's sister, looks up at
Jesica's Hope Chest Inc. founder Mack... 
Louisburg, United States of America 
DULCE HUERTA LOOKS UP AT JESICA'S HOPE CHEST INC. FOUNDER MACK MAHONEY. 
Dulce Huerta (L), who is Jesica Santillan's sister, looks up at
Jesica's Hope Chest Inc. founder Mack Mahoney (R) during a Memorial
Service for her sister held February 23, 2003 at the Louisburg College
Auditorium in Louisburg, North Carolina. Santillan died at Duke
University Medical Center after receiving two heart-lung transplants.
She was forced to undergo a second heart-lung transplant when it was
determined that the first organs were incompatible with her blood type.
REUTERS/Bob Jordan/POOL

elo 
TRANSPLANT
RTRJ0ZT 
February 23, 2003 
The Reverend Luis Reinoso (L) leads a Memorial Service for Jesica
Santillan held February 23, 2003 at... 
Louisburg, United States of America 
THE REVEREND LUIS REINOSO LEADS A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JESICA
SANTILLAN. 
The Reverend Luis Reinoso (L) leads a Memorial Service for Jesica
Santillan held February 23, 2003 at the Louisburg College Auditorium in
Louisburg, North Carolina. Santillan died at Duke University Medical
Center after receiving two heart-lung transplants. She was forced to
undergo a second heart-lung transplant when it was determined that the
first organs were incompatible with her blood type. REUTERS/Bob
Jordan/POOL

elo/ME 
HEALTH TRANSPLANT
RTRJ0ZM 
February 23, 2003 
Melecio Huerta (R) comforts his wife Magdalena Santillan as she grieves
over their daughter Jesica Santillan's... 
Louisburg, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLAN'S PARENTS GRIEVE OVER HER BODY AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE. 
Melecio Huerta (R) comforts his wife Magdalena Santillan as she grieves
over their daughter Jesica Santillan's open casket at a Memorial
Service held February 23, 2003 at the Louisburg College Auditorium in
Louisburg, North Carolina. Santillan died at Duke University Medical
Center after receiving two heart-lung transplants. She was forced to
undergo a second heart-lung transplant when it was determined that the
first organs were incompatible with her blood type. REUTERS/Bob
Jordan/POOL

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
Mack Mahoney (R), of Jesica's Hope Chest Inc., an organization founded
to help the family of Jesica... 
Durham, United States of America 
MACK MAHONEY QUESTIONS DUKE CEO ABOUT JESICA SANTILLAN'S TRANSPLANT. 
Mack Mahoney (R), of Jesica's Hope Chest Inc., an organization founded
to help the family of Jesica Santillan secure funds to pay for her
medical treatment, questions Duke University Hospital CEO William
Fulkerson, M.D. about the care Santillan has received as a patient at
the hospital following a press conference held February 21, 2003 at
Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Doctors told
the media that Santillan has irreversible brain damage after receiving
two heart-lung transplants. antillan underwent the second surgery when
it was determined that the first set of organs were not compatible with
her blood type. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
William Fulkerson (L), M.D., CEO of Duke University Hospital and Karen
Frush (R), M.D., Medical Director... 
Durham, United States of America 
DUKE DOCTORS ADDRESS THE MEDIA REGARDING JESICA'S SANTILLAN'S
CONDITION. 
William Fulkerson (L), M.D., CEO of Duke University Hospital and Karen
Frush (R), M.D., Medical Director of Children's Services at Duke
University Hospital answer questions from the media during a press
conference held February 21, 2003 at Duke University Medical Center in
Durham, North Carolina. The doctors told the media that Santillan has
irreversible brain damage after receiving two heart-lung transplants at
Duke University Hospital. She underwent the second surgery when it was
determined that the first set of organs was not compatible with her
blood type. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
America Santillan (L front), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan is
emotional as Mack Mahoney (C) answers... 
Durham, United States of America 
AMERICA SANTILLAN IS EMOTIONAL AS MACK MAHONEY ADDRESSES THE MEDIA. 
America Santillan (L front), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan is
emotional as Mack Mahoney (C) answers questions from the media outside
the Brookwood Inn in Durham, North Carolina February 21, 2003. Duke
doctors have told the media that Santillan has irreversible brain
damage after receiving two heart-lung transplants at Duke University
Hospital. She underwent the second surgery when it was determined that
the first set of organs was not compatible with her blood type.
REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
America Santillan (R), the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Renee
McCormick (L), a spokesperson for Jesica's... 
Durham, United States of America 
AMERICA SANTILLAN AND RENEE MCCORMICK ARE EMOTIONAL AS THEY LEAVE A
PRESS CONFERENCE AT DUKE HOSPITAL.... 
America Santillan (R), the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Renee
McCormick (L), a spokesperson for Jesica's Hope Chest Inc., leave a
press conference held at Duke University Medical Center February 21,
2003 where Duke doctors told the media that Jesica Santillan has
irreversible brain damage after receiving two heart-lung transplants.
Santillan underwent the second surgery when it was determined that the
first set of organs was not compatible with her blood type.
REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
William Fulkerson (L), CEO of Duke University Hospital, buries his face
in his hands as Karen Frush... 
Durham, United States of America 
DUKE DOCTORS UPDATE THE MEDIA ON THE CONDITION OF JESICA SANTILLAN. 
William Fulkerson (L), CEO of Duke University Hospital, buries his face
in his hands as Karen Frush (R), M.D., Medical Director of Children's
Services at Duke University Hospital, updates the media on Jesica
Santillan's condition at a press conference held at Duke University
Medical Center February 21, 2003. Frush told the media that Santillan
has irreversible brain damage after undergoing two heart-lung
transplants at Duke University Hospital. She was forced to undergo a
second surgery when it was determined that the first set of organs did
not match her blood type. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
America Santillan (R), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Renee
McCormick (L), who is a spokesperson... 
Durham, United States of America 
AMERICA SANTILLAN AND RENEE MCCORMICK OF JESICA'S HOPE CHEST BECOME
EMOTIONAL DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE.... 
America Santillan (R), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Renee
McCormick (L), who is a spokesperson for Jesica's Hope Chest Inc.,
become emotional during a press conference held at Duke University
Medical Center February 21, 2003 regarding the declining condition of
Jesica Santillan. Santillan received a heart-lung transplant at Duke
University Hospital with organs that did not match her blood type. A
second set of organs became available to Santillan early Thursday
morning and doctors performed a second surgery. Doctors are now saying
that Santillan has damage to her brain that is irreversible.
REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
America Santillan (R), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Mack
Mahoney (L), who is the founder... 
Durham, United States of America 
AMERICA SANTILLAN AND MACK MAHONEY OF JESICA'S HOPE CHEST WAIT TO
APPEAR ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA. 
America Santillan (R), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Mack
Mahoney (L), who is the founder of Jesica's Hope Chest Inc., an
organization founded to help the family of Jesica Santillan secure
funds to pay for her medical treatment, talk with a producer before
going live on ABC's "Good Morning America" show February 21, 2003 at
the Brookwood Inn in Durham, North Carolina. Santillan received a
heart-lung transplant at Duke University Hospital with organs that did
not match her blood type. A second set of organs became available to
Santillan early Thursday morning and Duke doctors have given her a
fifty-fifty chance of survival. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 21, 2003 
America Santillan (L), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Mack
Mahoney (R), who is the founder... 
Durham, United States of America 
AMERICA SANTILLAN AND MACK MAHONEY OF JESICA'S HOPE CHEST WAIT TO
APPEAR ON A MORNING SHOW. 
America Santillan (L), who is the aunt of Jesica Santillan, and Mack
Mahoney (R), who is the founder of Jessica's Hope Chest Inc., an
organization founded to help the family of Jesica Santillan secure
funds to pay for her medical treatment, prepare to go live on CNN
February 21, 2003 near Duke University Hospital in Durham, North
Carolina. Santillan received a heart-lung transplant at Duke University
Hospital with organs that did not match her blood type. A second set of
organs became available to Santillan early Thursday morning and Duke
doctors have given her a fifty-fifty chance of surviving the second
surgery. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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FULKERSON
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February 20, 2003 
William Fulkerson, M.D., who is the CEO of Duke University Medical Center, answers questions from the... 
Durham, USA 
William Fulkerson, M.D., who is the CEO of Duke University Medical Center, answers questions from th..... 
William Fulkerson, M.D., who is the CEO of Duke University Medical Center, answers questions from the media during a press conference held February 20, 2003 at Duke University regarding the botched heart-lung transplant procedure that took place with patient [Jesica Santillan. Santillan received a heart-lung transplant at Duke University Medical Center with organs that did not match her blood type and a second set of organs became available to Santillan early Thursday morning. Doctors have given Santillan a fifty-fifty chance of surviving the second surgery.] 
TRANSPLANT
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February 20, 2003 
Magdalena Santillan listens to questions from the media during a press
conference held February 20,... 
Durham, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLANS PARENTS ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA. 
Magdalena Santillan listens to questions from the media during a press
conference held February 20, 2003 at the Brookwood Inn in Durham, North
Carolina, regarding the botched heart-lung transplant procedure that
took place with her daughter Jesica Santillan. Jesica received a
heart-lung transplant at Duke University Medical Center with organs
that did not match her blood type. A second set of organs became
available to Santillan early Thursday morning and following a
successful transplantation of the new organs, doctors have given Jesica
a fifty-fifty chance of survival. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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HEALTH TRANSPLANT
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February 20, 2003 
Melesio Huerta listens to questions from the media during a press
conference held February 20, 2003... 
Durham, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLAN'S FATHER ANSWERS QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA. 
Melesio Huerta listens to questions from the media during a press
conference held February 20, 2003 at the Brookwood Inn in Durham, North
Carolina regarding the botched heart-lung transplant procedure that
took place with his daughter Jesica Santillan. Jesica received a
heart-lung transplant at Duke University Medical Center with organs
that did not match her blood type. A second set of organs became
available to Santillan early Thursday morning and following a
successful transplantation of the new organs, doctors have given Jesica
a fifty-fifty chance of survival. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 20, 2003 
Magdalena Santillan (R), her husband Melesio Huerta (L), and her niece
America Santillan (C), who is... 
Durham, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLAN'S PARENTS ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA. 
Magdalena Santillan (R), her husband Melesio Huerta (L), and her niece
America Santillan (C), who is also acting as translator, listen to
questions from the media during a press conference held February 20,
2003 at the Brookwood Inn in Durham, Nort Carolina regarding the
botched heart-lung transplant procedure that took place with her
daughter Jesica Santillan. Jesica received a heart-lung transplant at
Duke University Medical Center with organs that did not match her blood
type and a second set of organs became available to Santillan early
Thursday morning. Doctors have given Jesica a fifty-fifty chance of
surviving the second surgery. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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HEALTH TRANSPLANT
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February 20, 2003 
Magdalena Santillan listens to questions from the media during a press
conference held February 20,... 
Durham, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLAN'S MOTHER ANSWERS QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA. 
Magdalena Santillan listens to questions from the media during a press
conference held February 20, 2003 at the Brookwood Inn in Durham, North
Carolina regarding the botched heart-lung transplant procedure that
took place with her daughter Jesica Santillan. Jesica received a
heart-lung transplant at Duke University Medical Center with organs
that did not match her blood type and a second set of organs became
available to Santillan early Thursday morning. Doctors have given
Jesica a fifty-fifty chance of surviving the second surgery.
REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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HEALTH TRANSPLANT
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February 20, 2003 
Magdalena Santillan (R), her husband Melesio Huerta (L), and her niece
America Santillan (C), who is... 
Durham, United States of America 
JESICA SANTILLAN'S PARENTS ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA. 
Magdalena Santillan (R), her husband Melesio Huerta (L), and her niece
America Santillan (C), who is also acting as translator, listen to
questions from the media during a press conference held February 20,
2003 at the Brookwood Inn in Durham, North Carolina regarding the
botched heart-lung transplant procedure that took place with her
daughter Jesica Santillan. Jesica received a heart-lung transplant at
Duke University Medical Center with organs that did not match her blood
type and a second set of organs became available to Santillan early
Thursday morning. Doctors have given Jesica a fifty-fifty chance of
surviving the second surgery. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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TRANSPLANT
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February 20, 2003 
Nita Mahoney (L) and Rena Harvey (R), who are friends of heart-lung
transplant patient Jesica Santillan,... 
Durham, United States of America 
FRIENDS OF JESICA SANTILLAN LISTEN AS DUKE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
PHYSICIANS ADDRESS THE MEDIA. 
Nita Mahoney (L) and Rena Harvey (R), who are friends of heart-lung
transplant patient Jesica Santillan, comfort one another as they listen
to a press conference held February 20, 2003 at Duke University
regarding the heart-lung transplant procedure that took place with
patient Jesica Santillan. Santillan received a heart-lung transplant at
Duke University Medical Center with organs that did not match her blood
type and a second set of organs became available to Santillan early
Thursday morning. Doctors have given Santillan a fifty-fifty chance of
surviving the second surgery. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier

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