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A Firefighter’s Life-Saving Lung Transplant | HealthFocus SA

Albert Pedroza was energetic and active, but one day on a hike with his son, he experienced difficulty breathing. Fighting the inner voice in his head that told him to brush it off, he could only think of his family as he had a doctor’s appointment scheduled to get checked out. When Pedroza was told that he had scarring of his lungs likely caused by a previous case of pneumonia or asbestos exposure, he accepted the fact that he would experience periodic breathing difficulties. Little did he know that less than three years later, he would receive a double lung…