About the series: The Vindicator published a series of articles and photographs in 2000 on the



About the series: The Vindicator published a series of articles and photographs in 2000 on the double-lung transplant ordeal that George C. Welker endured to overcome cystic fibrosis -- from the initial preparations and several setbacks to the actual transplants and aftermath.
Coming Sunday: A concluding article on the young sportswriter's death, life and faith.

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