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A fifty-seven-year-old California man is the first U.S. patient to receive a 'living lung' transplant after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. His lungs were slowly being hardened as a result of his illness, preventing Fernando Padilla from breathing without an oxygen tank. A lung transplant was his only hope.

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