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Jean-François Leroy by Patrick Chauvel

“I wanted to be a doctor.” Jean-François pauses, a twinkle in his eye. “I remember, I was 11 years old. It was December 3, 1967, the South African doctor, Christiaan Barnard, had just performed the first successful heart transplant on a 55-year old man, Louis Washkansky. It was incredible. The operation lasted more than nine hours with a team of thirty people. Washkansky only lived another 18 days, but it was the start of something. Thousands of people were going to benefit from this stepping stone.”

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