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Pea seed sprouted inside man’s lung

Ron Sveden, 75, said he still dines on peas after doctors found and removed a pea sprout growing in his lung this spring. Sveden, a smoker, had at first feared he had a tumor. Ron Sveden, 75, said he still dines on peas after doctors found and removed a pea sprout growing in his lung this spring. Sveden, a smoker, had at first feared he had a tumor. (Merrily Lunsford/Cape Cod Times via Associated Press)
By L. Finch
Globe Correspondent / August 13, 2010

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It was not cancer that doctors discovered growing inside a Brewster man’s lung in May after an X-ray of his chest showed a small dark spot. (Full article: 322 words)

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