September 19th, 2006

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The Internet knows all

I was reading a 1992 Woman's Day article about a baby who had a heart transplant at 13 days old. The transplant was successful, but doctors still placed the chances of survival until kindergarten at 70%.

I had to know what happened to this child, who would now be 14. Through the magic of Google, I found he is not only alive but has Xanga and MySpace pages. The only dark clouds are that the donor heart was from a child allegedly murdered by his father, and that the parents, portrayed as a solid, supportive couple in the article, divorced when the baby was 5.