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March 26, 2009
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Organs from slain Calif. officer save up to 50 lives

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Organs donated by a slain Oakland, California, police officer saved four lives, and his donated tissue will enhance the lives of up to 50 others, the California Transplant Donor Network said Wednesday.

Officer John Hege, 41, was pronounced brain dead on Sunday but was kept on life support pending a decision on organ donation. He was the fourth Oakland officer to die after a gunman fired on police in two weekend incidents.

Full story: Organs from slain Calif. officer save up to 50 lives






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