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While the patients at the Riley Hospital for Children wait for heart transplants, they often form meaningful friendships with one another. The close-knit group of friends call themselves the Original Milrinone Gang, or the OMG's for short. Travis and 4-year-old Ruben are two of these patients who have kept each other company while staying at the hospital. It's clear to see that they are a bright spot in each other's lives.

Video courtesy of Riley Children's Health

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