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Liver of UNC mascot saves life


A New Jersey man says he's alive today thanks to Jason Ray, the UNC Chapel Hill senior and Tar Heels mascot who died last month after he was struck by a vehicle. Dennis Korzelius has Ray's liver. Korzelius, a 43-year-old construction worker who married last summer, learned in September he had end-stage liver disease caused by hepatitis C. Doctors told him he would likely die. The Korzeliuses were told it would be months before they learned the donor's name. But shortly after he was moved out of the intensive care unit, someone accidentally handed the family papers with Ray's name, address and birth date. (Charlotte Observer)


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