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Dec 4, 2017 Read more: News24

Durban Growing up, Candice Govender had found it difficult to believe that a heart could be removed from one person's chest and placed in another's, as Dr Chris Barnard and his team had done when they performed the world's first heart transplant in 1967. But all that changed when her father, Bobby Govender, was given a new lease on life after having received a heart from a Good Samaritan in 2001.

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