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Transplant Games at MetLife Stadium to celebrate recipients and donors

Officials from the Transplant Life Foundation and the Meadowlands attended a press conference Tuesday morning at MetLife Stadium to announce that MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford will host the Donate Life Transplant Games, a multi-sport festival for people who have undergone lifesaving transplant surgeries. The Transplant Games, set for July 2020, are expected to attract thousands of attendees. Ihor Sawczuk, M.D., president of Hackensack University Medical Center, was among those who spoke at the press conference. Athletes will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in the games, which are open to living donors and organ, bone marrow, corneal and tissue transplant recipients.

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