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Marc and Deanna Dewey

Age: 30 and 29 respectively

Transplant: Marc - bone marrow 1989, Deanna - liver,1992

Team: Massachusetts/Rhode Island

Hometown: South Yarmouth, MA

Events: Marc - bowling and golf, Deanna - 5K Road Race, Bicycling

Our Story: In 1992, Deanna Arnold received a liver transplant. Two years later she participated in her first athletic competition. The 1994 U.S. Transplant Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Marc Dewey also went to the games to experience complete and total health that year. The two met in the bowling alley at the Games and when they returned to the Games in Salt Lake City in 1996, it was as husband and wife.

Our Message to the World: Marc and Deanna want people to live life to the fullest and learn to appreciate the little things. Life is something they are thankful for every day and never take for granted.

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Last modified: 11 May 2000