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Lodi native Brianne Plines finds new strength after a double-lung transplant

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Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:16 am, Mon Jun 13, 2011.

Brianne Plines is walking, talking and breathing all on her own.

These abilities sound effortless, but less than two weeks ago Plines could not even take a breath without a machine's help.

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  • Dave Kirsten posted at 10:28 pm on Sun, Jun 12, 2011.

    Dave Kirsten Posts: 4

    Hello Brianne, Patty and I are so relieved to hear about your successful surgery.We were neighbors when you were a little girl and we always enjoyed having you and you Scott and Brandon play with our kids. You have always been a sweet girl with a heart of gold. As soon as you are feeling up to it we would like to come by and say hi. In the meantime enjoy your new lease on life.

  • Jamie Scarbrough posted at 5:24 pm on Sat, Jun 11, 2011.

    Jamie Scarbrough Posts: 15

    One of my best friends past away from CF she was 26 years old and my cousin died last year from CF, I wish the family and Brianne all the luck and that they find a cure soon!!!!



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