May 2, 2012 1:00 PM

MerleJam keeps raising awareness and money for the organ-donor world

About two weeks before his 45th birthday, Merle Zuel was reborn. On Feb. 23, 2007, Zuel became the recipient of a heart transplant. Six weeks later, he attended the first MerleJam, the fundraiser he’d organized to help fellow transplant recipients.

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