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Columbus Man Receives Purple Heart: Forty Years Late

4, 2010

Joseph D Thomas is a father and grandfather who lives in Clintonville. But 40 years ago Thomas was fighting in Vietnam. He was wounded there on June 10th, 1970. He came home but never received the honors he was entitled to. That changed Thursday at the Columbus office of Senator Sherrod Brown.

“Domino” heart transplant recipient dies at Columbus Children’s Hospital

Jason Wolfe
July 24, 2007

Last January two central Ohio babies became the youngest in the world to undergo a heart “domino” transplant. It’s a transplant where organs from one patient are transplanted to another patient, and then organs from the second patient are transplanted to a third. But on Monday one of the patients died after an extended hospital stay.