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Wounded soldier needs kidney transplant

March 7th, 2013 11:01 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL

Army Pfc. Marshall Lane is grateful he survived a bullet wound last year while on a training mission with an Afghanistan military police unit and knows he’s lucky to be alive.

But the 23-year-old Johnson City native hasn’t been able to return to his unit, or a normal life, because that Aug. 13 gunshot wound and the subsequent blood loss left him in kidney failure. To get back to his life, he desperately needs a kidney transplant.

“I’m still at Walter Reed (Army Medical Center), still doing dialysis three times a week. The prognosis is I need a transplant,” Lane said Thursday in a telephone interview.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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