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The first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant says writing a letter to thank his surgeon has been one the highlights of his first nine months since the pioneering operation, as well as b...
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When I crossed the finish line of Ironman Arizona in the States, my cousin Diane was there at the finish line. I shouted, “Your kidney just finished an Ironman!”
My transplant allowed me to live an amazing life. Fulfilling dreams of walking, working, studying and meeting new people every day. It also meant I had to witness many young friends die because an organ did not come in time for them. It made me ask, how come I got a second chance at life?
“It put us at peace knowing that Katelyn’s heart is still beating even though it’s not in her.”
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You live in a crazy, crazy world. And crazy bad things happen here all the time. But it's important to realize that through it all, you are not powerless -- and you especially have the power to help o...
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Each year, 1,600 Australians are on a waiting list for an organ transplant. Of that number, 50 will die waiting. The greatest demand is kidney transplants -- and it’s not just older Australians but c...
A mother who donated her late son's organs heard his heart beating in the chest of a little girl on Saturday. Heather Clark made the brave decision to donate her baby son Lukas Scots' organs after he...
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Nineteen year old Alysha McDowell returned from an overseas holiday, she sat down with her parents and told them she wanted to be an organ donor. "These aren't the sorts of things a 19 year old usuall...
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When someone said to me recently that he wouldn't ever become an organ donor because he was afraid that "the doctors would turn off my life support just to get my organs", I realised that not everyone had experiences that gave them my trust in modern medicine.
I had a million thoughts running through my mind as I kissed Charlie goodbye on the evening of the 25th. Will I ever see him again? Will my liver come in time? Does he know how much I love him?