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Former Vice President released from hospital

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Posted: Apr 3, 2012 12:13 PM
Updated: Apr 3, 2012 12:13 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: dick, cheney, heart, transplant, hospital

WASHINGTON - Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been released from a Virginia Hospital after having a heart transplant. His office said in a statement that the 71-year-old Cheney was released today, 10 days after receiving a new heart from an unknown donor. Cheney waited nearly two years for the heart transplant. He has had five heart attacks since the age of 37 and suffered his most recent one in 2010.

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