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Lung Transplant

Highland man nears five-year mark for transplanted lungs

Highland man nears five-year mark for transplanted lungs

It was a typical day in the region when Rick Smeberg pulled to the intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and Ridge Road.

December 25, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Benefit to help Lansing lung transplant patient

LANSING | A benefit will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Knights of Columbus hall, 178th Street and Lorenz Avenue, to help a lifelong Lansing resident obtain a lung transplant.

October 11, 2012 12:00 am
Leroy man graduates after health struggles, plans to attend Ivy Tech

Leroy man graduates after health struggles, plans to attend Ivy Tech

Andy Heck, 20, straightens up his room in Leroy. After successfully battling leukemia and a lung disease, the recent Crown Point High School graduate plans to attend Ivy Tech Community College in the fall and eventually law school at Valparaiso University.

May 20, 2011 4:20 pm
Leroy man graduates after health struggles, plans to attend Ivy Tech

Leroy man graduates after health struggles, plans to attend Ivy Tech

Andy Heck, of Leroy, overcame a struggle with leukemia when he was young and a lung disease that forced him to undergo a lung transplant in 2007. He graduated this June from Crown Point High School.

May 20, 2011 4:20 pm
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