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FL boy doing well after five organ transplant

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A three-year old Florida boy is doing well after undergoing a life-saving five-organ transplant two months ago.  

Adonis Ortiz was born with a congenital birth defect in which the intestines protrude through a opening in the abdominal wall. 
 
He had his first surgery when he was only three months old and several other procedures followed. 
 
In October, Adonis received a new liver, pancreas, stomach and small and large intestines at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center. 

"When they told me it was gastroschisis, it was kind of a relief because I was like I have seen patients they were like 18-19 years old and they were fine. So, I was like why can't my baby be the same?" said Aracelis Ortiz, the boy's mother. 
 
Doctors said the boy is expected to make a full recovery. 

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