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Former Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney, 71, has received a heart transplant from an anonymous donor. The procedure took place yesterday.
Cheney, who has long battled heart problems, is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit of Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., outside of Washington, D.C.
His office said in a statement:
“Although the former Vice President and his family do not know the identity of the donor, they will be forever grateful for this lifesaving gift.”
Cheney, who had been on the waiting list for a new heart for 20 months, had his first heart attackMore >
Just weeks before he was indicted for alleged federal campaign law violations, the disgraced John Edwards reportedly asked for millions from a former donor.
In the past, reclusive heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon had given Edwards major financial support – support now central to the criminal case against him.
Edwards reportedly hit her up again this spring with a request for “millions of dollars,” ABC reports, though we don’t know why he asked or if she obliged.
A lawyer for Mellon, who is expected to a key witness at John Edwards’ criminal trial, declined to comment, as did a member ofMore >
[HMG] – Nadya Suleman, who achieved brief global fame as ‘Octomom’ after giving birth to eight children in January last year, then mercifully vanished has re-emerged as an author.
And she can’t sell her book.
The 35-year old former psychiatric technician agreed to have the book about her life as a mom of 14 ghost-written, but the ghost-writer quit over Nadya’s demands. So Nadya wrote the whole treatise herself.
But she’s become so irrelevant no publisher wants it.
“She’s been talking to publishers, but is not nearing a deal.” a friend of the multiplex-mommy tells Radar. “She is holding outMore >