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Natalie Cole To Undergo Kidney Transplant To Fight Hepatitis C

by VR Sreeraman on  January 23, 2009 at 2:47 PM Celebrity Health News   - G J E 4
 Natalie Cole To Undergo Kidney Transplant To Fight Hepatitis C
Natalie Cole's sister has reportedly decided to donate her kidney to the singer, who is suffering from the chronic liver disease Hepatitis C.
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The eight-time Grammy Award-winner was believed to have contracted the condition owing to her drug addiction during the 80s and has been treated for kidney failure since September last year.

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It was claimed that the doctors had told Cole that she needed a transplant and her sister Timolin's kidney was said to have been a match for her ailing sister.

"After (she learned of the match), Natalie kept saying, 'I can't believe this! I'm so blessed," Contactmusic quoted a source as telling the National Enquirer.

"My sister's giving me a tomorrow. She's saving my life,'" the source added.

Source: ANI
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