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IN THE NEWS: February’s top organ, eye and tissue donation stories from around the nation

February’s biggest organ, eye and tissue donation news and stories from around the US:

AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

After disfiguring his face over a decade ago, Andy Sandness is now adapting to a new face. Sandness underwent a complex 56-hour surgery that grafted him a new nose, bones, teeth and lips. Read more.


Valentine’s Day is also National Donor Day

Andrea Smith from Donor Alliance and Kelly Lang, the mother of an organ donor, joined us on 9NEWS Mornings to talk more about National Donor Day. Read more.

Hall of Famer Rod Carew returns home after heart, kidney transplant surgery

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew returned home during the weekend, seven weeks after heart and kidney transplant surgery. Read more.