R.I. Prison Inmate gets Liver Transplant

R.I. Prison Inmate gets Liver Transplant

There are 2 comments on the WLNE-TV Providence story from Aug 7, 2012, titled R.I. Prison Inmate gets Liver Transplant. In it, WLNE-TV Providence reports that:

Wayne Gonsalves has been on the organ transplant waiting list for 3 years. The Providence man was diagnosed in 2008 with liver disease and has been hoping for a new one ever since.

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Tiverton, RI

#1 Aug 8, 2012
My father died waiting for a liver in April and a prisoner gets one free and I and every other tax payer gets to pay for it. When I had no food for my kids four years ago, I tried to get help through the state and I was denied because I owned my car. The system is so flawed and it's ridiculous.

United States

#2 Aug 29, 2012
Absolutely Not! I dont want to pay for any criminals transplan operation,criminals should not b elgiable for organ transplant to many non criminals need and deserve it.

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