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November 22, 2023 | New York Daily News
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Emmy Award-winning reporter Charles Gomez's latest story comes with a twist: It's about the extraordinary heart transplant that saved his life. 

The 70 -year-old Manhattan man, sitting in the living room of his apartment, beamed with joy as he recounted his brush with mortality and eventual recovery from beating heart transplant surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital this past May.

The rare nine-hour procedure was only introduced in the U.S. two years ago and is still uncommon for HIV-positive patients like himself. He's quick to thank both his doctors and his donor for their roles in his rescue. 

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