Chicopee’s Lauren Meizo to receive heart, kidney transplants


Chicopee’s Lauren Meizo’s wait for her second heart transplant is just about over.

Meizo’s scheduled to start the 12-plus-hour surgery in Boston early Thursday morning.

In a telephone conversation with 22News Wednesday, Meizo said she got the call just after supper-time last night that a donor heart and kidney were available.

She’s been at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since January 8.

She got a surprise visit last month from New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

Meizo said she can’t wait to come home.

We’ll let you know how she’s doing as soon as we know.

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