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Heart transplant teen will be buried soon

February 20, 2004

Albany - The 14-year-old girl who collapsed and died at Westover High School will be buried next week.

Marquita Adams stopped breathing yesterday morning. The ninth grader underwent a heart transplant five years ago.

Her funeral will be at one Wednesday afternoon at Wooden Grove Baptist Church in Leesburg where Marquita sang in the choir.

Her relatives say she hasn't had health problems since the heart transplant.

posted at 6:40PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com

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