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Ex-Cowboy Walls gives kidney to former teammate

Updated: March 1, 2007, 7:00 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Ron Springs and Everson Walls will always share a bond forged over their years as teammates on the Dallas Cowboys. That's nothing compared to their newest link -- the kidney Walls donated to Springs.

Springs and Walls were recovering at Medical City Hospital on Thursday, a day after becoming the first former U.S. professional athletes to undergo an organ transplant.

"That's brotherly love," Springs told The Associated Press in December. "It's something you can't ...

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