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Janet Murnaghan speaks during a news conference outside Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Friday, June 28, 2013, in Philadelphia. Murnaghan's 10-year-old daughter Sarah recently underwent a double-lung transplant amid a national debate over the organ allocation process has undergone a second transplant after the first failed and is now taking some breaths on her own, the girl's parents said Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Janet Murnaghan speaks during a news conference outside Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Friday, June 28, 2013, in Philadelphia. Murnaghan's 10-year-old daughter Sarah recently underwent a double-lung transplant amid a national debate over the organ allocation process has undergone a second transplant after the first failed and is now taking some breaths on her own, the girl's parents said Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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(AP) A 10-year-old girl who got adult lungs after her parents sued to change national transplant rules is set for more surgery to repair her diaphragm.


Sarah Murnaghan (MUR'-nuh-han) is scheduled to have the latest procedure at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at 10 a.m. Tuesday. That's according to a post on the Facebook page of her mother, Janet Murnaghan.


The family revealed Friday the girl had to receive a second set of lungs after the first failed within hours of the original June 12 transplant. Her mother says the second transplant was a success and the girl was able to take a few breaths on her own.


Her mother says Sarah had to be put back on a ventilator because of partial paralysis of her diaphragm, a complication from the surgery.


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