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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.

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"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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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