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Kyle Aiuto


Team: New Mexico

Age: 3

Hometown: Albuquerque

Transplant: heart, march 1995

Event(s): softball throw, 50 meter dash, bowling

My story: Kyle was born with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome which is a genetic birth defect. This was a terminal condition but this life was saved by recieving a heart transplant at nine days old. He has been a healthy, normal child with no major health problems.

My message to the world: Loosing a loved one is hard, but being an organ donor can be an extension of their life. Give "the gift of life". Give sight to a blind person or give life back to people with heart, liver or kidney failure. Be an organ donor that is the last gift you can give to people.

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Last modified: 11 May 2000