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July 8, 2013

Sandeen could be out of hospital by end of week

New heart is doing well as it was a near perfect match

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The 15 years she'd lived with that heart is about the typical life cycle of a transplant heart. As it has weakened, Sandeen has been on the list for a second transplant heart.

Sandeen said Alyssa has very emotional. He said it could have something to do with getting off of some of the pain medication she's been on.

"She's crying a lot," he said. "It's scary having somebody else's heart."

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