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Shane Mercer points to a photo of his father, Airman Will Small, as his mother Alecia Mercer looks on at their Kinston, N.C., home on Monda. Will Small died of rabies, and people who received his donated organs became sick, and one has died.

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NC woman IDs donor in rabies transplant case

A North Carolina woman said Monday she wasn’t surprised to learn that her child’s father was the Air Force aviation mechanic whose rabies-infected organs were transplanted into other recipients, including a Maryland man who died.


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