Lauren Aggen Interview DVD and article
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a DVD: "NTID Organ Transplant Recipient," an interview and feature story with Aggen, produced by YNN Rochester television station. Also included is a news clipping about Aggen.
- Creation: 2010
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Biographical / Historical
At seven days old, Lauren Aggen received a heart transplant. The medication she was given while waiting for the transplant caused her to lose her hearing. She graduated high school with high honors and attends the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. At age 13 Aggen began writing a book about her experience, and in 2011, Austin's Gift was published.
.5 Linear Feet (1 Folder in 1 legal size document box)
DVD and news clipping on Lauren Aggen's heart transplant. Aggen attended the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
Collection consists of two items.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Lauren Aggen interview dvd was given to the Deaf Studies Archive in 2011 by YNN staff member Cynthia Maddox.
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
- Aggen, Lauren (Person)
- National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Students (Organization)
- Lauren Aggen interview dvd and article
- RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
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