Young heart recipient awaits second transplant featured on kxan.com

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — 11,000 Texans are on the waiting list for some sort of organ donation. 21-year-old Madeline Lord is waiting for a new heart. Maddie went through a transplant when she was 12, and doctors say it is now time to replace her heart again.

Ascension Seton Cardiac Transplant Center has performed 17 heart transplants over the past year and Maddie is hoping she soon becomes the 18th.

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