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Fighting For Her Life


Herald of July 24, 1969

A Martinsburg mother of four is fighting for her life this week.

Mrs. Edith LaRue Teeter, 29, has been a patient in Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, since July 2, a victim of renal failure, a chronic kidney disease. Mrs. Teeter, wife of Terry Teeter, 210 Locust Street, has very little use of one kidney. The other kidney is completely useless.

Her survival, according to a sister, Mrs. Joseph Corrigan of Martinsburg, depends on an artificial kidney. The machine is an important one, and though life is “priceless,” an expensive one as well. Mr. Teeter...

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