Celebrities you didn't know received organ donations
A surprising number of famous figures underwent this life-saving procedure
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Organ transplants are a miracle of modern medicine, saving lives every day. It's a serious procedure and it's shocking to discover that so many well-known celebrities have undergone it even while carrying on in the public eye. Many of them are seemingly young and healthy, and although they've spoken out about their experiences, from the outside you'd never guess what they've been through.
On the other end of the spectrum, some of the older rock n' roll generation developed diseases from their rough lifestyles that landed them on the organ donor waiting list, causing some controversy among the public. Click through the gallery to learn more about their stories.
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