What Happens When an Undocumented Immigrant Teen Needs a New Heart?

Michael McClure
The Pitch | January 26, 2010
Eduardo Loredo's eyes are ringed with dark shadows. He blinks slowly through a deep fatigue that resists the bright room at Children's Mercy Hospital. The 14-year-old is dying. Slowly.

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