Daily Herald: Boys Have Liver Transplants

May 26, 2013 7:26:11 AM PDT
Maybe, when they are older, Luke and Jake won't really remember the first four years of their lives.

Their parents won't have that luxury -- they'll recall the boys' birth in October 2008, each with a persistent jaundice; the terrifying diagnosis of a rare liver disease -- unheard of for two cases to be in the same family; and the slow, agonizing wait for liver transplants, the only thing that could save them.

And today, a year after one's surgery and a year and a half after the other's, the joy of watching those same fraternal twins bouncing on the couch and playing with trucks.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, May 26 , 2013, or online at dailyherald.com.


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