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Local foundation helping families find housing near Boston hospitals

April 1, 2021 - "Transplant patients and their families go through a tremendous amount of stress figuring out all the logistics associated with such a big surgery. For example, many patients travel out of town to get to a hospital, which can perform this type of surgery. Karen Klimczak of Avon, Connecticut came to Tufts Medical Center to receive a heart transplant on New Year’s Eve..."

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Foundation supports patients and families during transplant process

February 16, 2021 - "When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, family often wants to be close by. Geography can make that hard, so a local foundation found a solution, with a luxury apartment near every major Boston hospital..."

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5 FOR GOOD: HeartBrothers Foundation

January 30, 2020 - "Larry Williams and Mike Ashworth met in the hardest of circumstances. Williams was in need of a heart transplant and was too sick to leave Tufts Medical Center. Ashworth, a volunteer with the HeartBrothers Foundation, paid him a visit... 'We have firsthand experience of what happens to your body, what happens to your mind,' Ashworth said. All HeartBrothers volunteers, which include women, are survivors of Heart Failure which is a chronic, progressive condition. Ashworth had already had a heart transplant when he met Williams..."

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The Heart Chooses The Person

November 21, 2019 - "A rare friendship between a heart transplant recipient and his donor's family surprises even the doctors at Tufts Medical Center, who've been working in the field for decades..."

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Heart transplant patient who counseled others finally going home

September 6, 2017 - "There will be a lot of bittersweet tears Thursday at Tufts Medical Center, where a patient who waited more than a year for a heart transplant will be discharged. On his last full day in the hospital, one of Larry Williams’ best friends dropped by to say thank you..."

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