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 In this Dec. 13, 2004, file photo, Ronald Herrick poses for a photograph at his home in Belgrade, Maine. Mr. Herrick made medical history when he donated one of his kidneys to his twin brother Richard 56 years ago in what's recognized as the world's first successful organ transplant. Richard lived eight years after receiving the transplant. Ronald died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, in Augusta, Maine. He was 79. (AP Photo/Joel Page, File)
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In this Dec. 13, 2004, file photo, Ronald Herrick poses for a photograph at his home in Belgrade, Maine. Mr. Herrick made medical history when he donated one of his kidneys to his twin brother Richard 56 years ago in what's recognized as the world's first successful organ transplant. Richard lived eight years after receiving the transplant. Ronald died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, in Augusta, Maine. He was 79. (AP Photo/Joel Page, File)

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