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Ramona Schneider underwent a successful kidney transplant last month in Madison. The El Paso native's surgery was such a success she was home a day earlier than expected. Photo by Jason Schulte

Schneider thankful for kidney transplant

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EL PASO -- Ramona Schneider said it felt like she won the lottery.

The El Paso resident wasn't talking about a big win at a casino or having a set of numbers bounce her way. No, Schneider was referring to something bigger, as last month she received a new kidney.


"I feel really lucky," she said. "I'm so thankful I got a transplant. I didn't think I'd get one this soon."

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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