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JAMAICA PLAIN

Playing it once again, from the heart

JP resident Richard Gates, a musician and heart-transplant recipient, is making an 800-mile ride from Ohio to Boston to raise awareness about the importance of organ donations. JP resident Richard Gates, a musician and heart-transplant recipient, is making an 800-mile ride from Ohio to Boston to raise awareness about the importance of organ donations. (Barbara Gates)
By Susan Chaityn Lebovits
Globe Correspondent / August 24, 2008

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If there's one snippet of the pop lexicon that musician Richard Gates of Jamaica Plain can relate to, it's Tom Petty's 1981 line "The waiting is the hardest part." (Full article: 730 words)

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