Husband, wife undergo successful transplant surgery at Duke

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DURHAM, N.C. — Jason Diacumski sits inside a bed at Duke University Hospital counting down the hours until he can return home and reunite with his wife, Nichole. She just donated her kidney to Jason, her husband of 15 years.

The chance of a couple being a perfect match is less than one percent.

The surgery took place Monday and it was an emotional experience. Nichole was on edge as she was about to go under and donate her organ.

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