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June 5th, 2013
06:08 PM ET

Judge gives sick girl shot at lung transplant

Her plight has captured the sympathy of people all across the country. Now, 10-year-old Sarah Murnahan may be getting a new shot at life. Sarah has end-stage cystic fibrosis. If she does not get a lung transplant, she will die.

Yet, there is a policy in place in the U.S. that prevents children younger than 12 from getting adult organ transplants. But her parents took on those rules and the government, and won - at least for now.

CNN national correspondent Jason Carroll reports in the video above.

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