UPDATE: E. TN Heart Transplant Patients

KNOXVILLE (WVLT) - A young East Tennessee girl, who just received a heart transplant will be coming home in two weeks, just in time for the holidays.

Jordon Hensley received ashley paine's heart following a fatal bus crash.

She went back into the hospital after contracting a viral infection following the surgery.

She was later released, and will continue to rest conformably until the 20th in Nashville.

Meanwhile, Mason Kelley from Roane County has also been released from the hospital.

He also received a heart transplant in Nashville late last month.

Doctors say Kelley will recover at the Ronald McDonald house until he's well enough to come home.

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