Second Wind Lung Transplant Association, Inc
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Second Wind Lung Transplant Association, Inc. was formed on April 17, 1995, by a small group of people who wanted to provide information about lung transplantation to others. Second Wind is an international organization with more than 400 members scattered throughout the United States and in Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Germany.
- Location: Membership Services in Columbus, OH
- Primary Emphasis: To improve the quality of life for lung transplant recipients, lung surgery candidates, people with related pulmonary concerns and their families, by providing support, love, advocacy, education, information and guidance through a spirit of service, adding years to their lives and life to their years.
- Link to website: http://www.2ndwind.org/
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