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Patients Met Their Lifesavers at Milwaukee County Zoo

Saturday was an extra special day for a lot of southeast Wisconsin kids they got the chance to meet the people who saved their lives.

A picnic was held at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

It was put on by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Herma Heart Center. Yhe kids at the picnic had very delicate heart surgery.

They, along with their families, met the doctors who performed the procedure.

"This is an opportunity for the families to show their kids off, running around with their siblings at the zoo, and for our physicians to see their reward of the work that they've done,” said a representative.

For one teen in particular, today is an extra special day after living with heart problems for a portion of her life.

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