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Heart transplant patient marries high school sweetheart in hospital chapel

CHICAGO - A little past noon Wednesday, around 50 friends, family members and hospital staff at the University of Chicago Medical Center squeezed into a chapel in a corner of the hospital's seventh floor to celebrate the wedding of a 23-year-old patient expected to be discharged on Thanksgiving to go into hospice care.

A makeshift aisle made of white tissue paper ran down the center of the chapel, bordered with electric candles. Perched between the foldable chairs

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