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Lauren Aggen Interview DVD and article

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0045

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.

Dates

  • 2010

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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.

Extent

1 Item(s) (1 Folder)

Language

English

Overview

DVD and news clipping on Lauren Aggen's heart transplant. Aggen attended the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two items.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-range, Shelf 327

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 11:23

The Lauren Aggen interview dvd was given to the Deaf Studies Archive in 2011 by YNN staff member Cynthia Maddox.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
Title
Lauren Aggen interview dvd and article
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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