• Woman who got hospital visit from Gronk getting new heart


    BOSTON - A transplant patient who made a plea to meet New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is finally getting her new heart.

    ORIGINAL STORY: Woman awaiting 2nd heart, kidney transplant makes hospital bed plea to meet Gronk

    Lauren Meizo has been at Brigham & Women’s Hospital for months while waiting for a new heart and kidney.

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    On Wednesday night she released a video on Facebook to pass along good news – she’s finally getting her new organs.

    Meizo’s story went viral when she made a hospital bed plea to meet Gronk ahead of her transplants.

    Gronk met with her last month at the hospital.

    This is Meizo’s second heart transplant in five years.

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