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Lung Transplant Patient Rides Bike to Return For One-Year Check-Up

A Virginia lung patient diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis travels from Virginia by bicycle to inspire others and demonstrate the progress his lungs have made. 

A pulmonary fibrosis patient rode his bicycle on a 2-day trip from Virginia to demonstrate his recovery from a lung transplant on his one-year check-up.

Mark Howard and his wife wanted to inspire others by showing the progress he’s made when he arrived for his check-up at the Duke Cardiopulmonary Center in Durham.

He worked with Dr. John Michael Reynolds and the transplant team for the procedure.

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