Amber Cooper lives in Modesto, Calif., with her 5-year-old son, Jaden, and her husband, Kevin. She had a liver transplant when she was 10 years old and has to take anti-rejection medication.
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All in the family: Nino Giarratano (left), the head baseball coach at the University of San Francisco, joins hands with his father, Mickey Giarratano, after the transplant of a kidney from son to father at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver last year.
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