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WAMC News, New York News
Tue July 3, 2012
Conversation with Teen Transplant Recipients
Two teenagers from northern New York are spreading the word about the importance of organ transplants. What makes their effort different is that the brothers faced a rare circumstance: both siblings needed heart transplants. On today’s Community Corner, student athletes Brock and Connor Marvin talk about their experiences and their advocacy for organ donation.
Brock Marvin is 18 years old and will study sports marketing at college beginning this fall on an athletic scholarship. 16-year old Connor Marvin is on the soccer team at Elizabethtown-Lewis High School. Brock received a heart transplant in December 2010. Younger brother Connor’s procedure occurred this year.
Connor And Brock Marvin’s received their heart transplants at Children’s Hospital in Boston.