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Dustin

Meet Dustin…

Diagnosed with Biliary Atresia
My name is Dustin and I’m 33 years old. I was born in Hollywood, FL in December of 1985 and spent the better part of the first year of my life at Miami Children’s Hospital. At about 2 weeks old I was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia and almost immediately underwent a Kasai Procedure to correct the problem. My gallbladder had only partially developed and was removed as well as my appendix. I went throughout my childhood getting consistent bloodwork every couple of months with the known possibility that at any time a liver transplant could be imperative to my survival.

Posted September 28, 2019

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