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New lungs allow Vicki to achieve her goal

Vicki and the dogs

Some people run marathons after their transplant but my goal was to be able to walk our six dogs every day and I achieved that three months after my transplant.

Vicki Kennedy was born with cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited life-threatening genetic disorder that affects a number of organs in the body (especially the lungs and pancreas) by clogging them with thick, sticky mucus.