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Kidney transplant chain recipients meet each other

A meeting between six people in the Twin Cities Sunday night was made possible by a rare chain of three kidney transplants which included six surgeries, two in South Dakota and the other four in Minnesota.
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A meeting between six people in the Twin Cities Sunday night was made possible by a rare chain of three kidney transplants which included six surgeries, two in South Dakota and the other four in Minnesota, Kare11 has the story.

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