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        1/5/2014, Shevat 4, 5774

      Organs of 11-Year-Old Accident Victim Save 5 Lives

      Four children and an adult owe their lives to 11-year-old Yovel Nizri, whose parents decided to donate her organs after she was declared brain dead, as a result of a traffic accident, last week in Rishon Letzion, south of Tel Aviv. Most of the organs were transplanted into children ages 4,5, 10 and 16 at Schneider Children's Hospital in Petach Tikva.

      By virtue of the donation, a 39-year-old woman was the recipient of Israel's first-ever intestine transplant at Petach Tikva's Beilinson Hospital.

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