Four years ago, Gary Grantham, 56, was on life support.
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WAITING FOR A LIVER
There are 269 people on the waiting list for a new liver in Georgia, and 15,776 nationwide, said Amanda Bartlett, media relations coordinator at Piedmont Hospital. Piedmont Hospital performs about 225 liver transplants each year, and only about half of the people on the waiting list get new livers, Dr. Lance Stein said.