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April 4, 2003
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An Israeli Jewish and an Israeli Arab family exchanged kidneys. Ili Halun, a 45-year-old truck driver from Acre, received a kidney this week from Yigal Azeri, a 38-year-old resident of Kibbutz Naot Mordechai, in an operation at Haifa’s Rambam Hospital. Meanwhile, at the Schneider Children’s Hospital in Petach Tikva, Azeri’s 10-year-old son received a kidney donated by Halun’s wife, Lina.

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