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Teen Waits for Transplant With External Heart Pump

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Ocala Star-Banner
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To hear his dad tell it, Angus Nelson Standridge was always an active child who loved football, wrestling with his younger siblings, and playing on his trampoline.  As the Ocala Star-Banner reports, the 13-year-old is also fearless when talking about the heart pump that keeps him alive while waiting for a transplant.  A virus had attacked his heart.