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First Uterus Transplant Patient in U.S. Says She’s ‘Grateful for the Chance’

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A 26-year-old woman who is the first U.S. patient to get a uterus transplant says she is grateful for the chance to give birth to a child after having prayed for years.

The young woman, identified only as Lindsey, said she’d adopted three “beautiful little boys” but yearned to also experience pregnancy. She spoke briefly to reporters from her wheelchair.

“I am so thankful to this amazing team of doctors and all the nurses and staff who have worked around the clock to ensure my safety,” Lindsey said…

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