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Mississippi. The First to Have a Change of Heart … and Lungs … and Kidneys …

Health care in Mississippi. It is by no means backwoods or antiquated, as is often Hollywood’s interpretation. In fact, Mississippi was home to the first-ever heart transplant … and the first- ever lung transplant … and the first-ever kidney autotransplant. All performed by Mississippian Dr. James Hardy, a surgeon at Mississippi’s University Medical Center. Yes, Mississippi. We were the first in the world to have a change of heart. Now isn’t it time the rest of the world had a change of heart about Mississippi?

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