Double Lung Transplant Patient Pays Tribute to Donor's Family in the Rose Parade

Hours before receiving a lung transplant he thought would never happen, Michael Adams told his surgical team at Cedars-Sinai that he’d be happy to live just one more year. Adams, 51, had suffered from cystic fibrosis since he was a baby. He’d been in and out of hospitals for as long as he could remember. By Thanksgiving of 2002, the former wheelchair company worker had end-stage disease. His lungs barely worked. Even eight liters of oxygen left him gasping for air.

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