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Heather Hall, right, gets help with her lipstick from her mother Melodie Myrick at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. Heather's mother Melodie gave a kidney several years ago, and Heather's Aunt Michelle Hall, gave a kidney recently so Heather could receive a new kidney. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Heather Hall, right, gets help with her lipstick from her mother Melodie Myrick at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. Heather's mother Melodie gave a kidney several years ago, and Heather's Aunt Michelle Hall, gave a kidney recently so Heather could receive a new kidney. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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