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Music Breathes Life Into Lung Transplant Recovery

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January 28, 2014
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A Broadway musician who underwent two lung transplant surgeries is breathing life into his recovery with harmonica therapy. Larry Rawdon's condition has improved to the point where he is now teaching fellow transplant patients how to exercise their lungs by bringing music into their lives. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters


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