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Cheney Released from Hospital Following Heart Transplant

10:47 AM, Apr 3, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Dick Cheney has been released from the hospital following a heart transplant ten days ago. The former vice president's staff does not reveal how Cheney's recovering from the surgery. But he looks like he's doing well, considering this photo of Cheney and his wife that his daughter Liz tweeted announcing her father had come home:

Here's the statement issued by Cheney's office:

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released today from Inova Fairfax Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute ten days after heart transplant surgery.  He would like to thank the physicians at Inova Fairfax and George Washington University Hospitals for the outstanding care they have provided.  He and his family are also grateful to the ICU nursing staff at the Heart and Vascular Institute.  

As he leaves the hospital, the former Vice President and his family want to again express their deep gratitude to the donor and the donor's family for this remarkable gift.

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