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A second life

Posted: Friday, Jul 18th, 2014




WATSONVILLE — Seven years ago, doctors told Watsonville resident Johnny Valoroso he had less than a year to live.

He has since recovered from a double-lung transplant, and last week took home two silver medals and a bronze medal from the Transplant Games of America in Houston, Texas for his performance in a 5K run, a 100-meter run and a relay race.

The five-day, multi-sport festival was designed for people who have had transplant surgeries and for donors.

For the complete article see the 07-19-2014 issue.

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