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Former U.S. Vice President Has Heart Transplant

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney
Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has undergone a heart transplant and is recovering in a Virginia hospital.

The 71-year-old Cheney has had a history of heart trouble, including five heart attacks.

Cheney served as vice president in the George W. Bush administration.

He pushed a "go it alone" world view that enraged his critics and dogged him long after he left public life.

With reporting by AP and Reuters

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