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Transplant patient Merle Zuel organizes eighth benefit at Knuckleheads for others like him

In February, Merle Zuel celebrated the seventh anniversary of his heart transplant. This weekend, at Knuckleheads, he is celebrating the eighth annual MerleJam, which raises money for heart-transplant patients and their families. Later this month, Zuel expects to complete his nursing degree. The three things are related.

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