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Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Diccon Driver
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09 - Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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Transplant Triathlete
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Diccon Driver
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-01 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

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Breathe and Let Go a Lung Transplant Adventure
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Gavin Maitland
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12 - Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

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Heart of Iron
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kyle Garlett
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Throughout his life, Kyle Garlett hated nothing more than losing, and he knew early on that four diagnoses of cancer could not match his spirit of competition. His appetite for victory and his love of life pushed him over his health hurdles—including a bone marrow transplant, hip replacement, and heart
Cowboys, Yogis, and One-Legged Ski Bums
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Don Morreale
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

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