In this July 2012 photo released by Karen Corby shows her son Paul at the Pottsville Free Public Library in Pottsville, Pa. Karen Corby whose autistic adult son was denied a heart transplant is using an online petition to gather support in a bid to convince a hospital to reconsider.
In this July 2012 photo released by Karen Corby shows her son Paul at the Pottsville Free Public Library in Pottsville, Pa. Karen Corby whose autistic adult son was denied a heart transplant is using an online petition to gather support in a bid to convince a hospital to reconsider.
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published Friday, August 17th, 2012
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PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania woman whose autistic adult son was not recommended for a heart transplant because of his illness and the complexity of the process, among other factors, said she wants to bring more attention to the decision-making process so that those with ailments or disabilities are not passed over without careful consideration.

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