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Published June 19, 2013, 08:48 PM

Fargo 10-year-old breathing on his own one day after double lung transplant

A big milestone Wednesday in the recovery of a Fargo 10-year-old who has new lungs after transplant surgery in Texas. Today, just a day after his life changing surgery - Jordan Peterson had his breathing tube removed and his father tells us his first words were: Bye, bye old lungs.

A big milestone Wednesday in the recovery of a Fargo 10-year-old who has new lungs after transplant surgery in Texas. Today, just a day after his life changing surgery - Jordan Peterson had his breathing tube removed and his father tells us his first words were: Bye, bye old lungs.

Jordan's family relocated to Houston in October to get treatment for Jordan's cystic fibrosis. On his Caringbridge site, his family wrote that Jordan is still very sleepy from all the medication, but his ventilation is out and he even sat in a chair for awhile. And they write "Vital signs are super!!!!".

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