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Personal stories

Read about the enormous generosity of our donors and their families, and find out just how life changing organ tranplants can be.

Rhys Bonnell

Eleven-year-old Rhys nearly died when he suffered a heart attack while suffering from cardiomyopathy.

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Jane Dalton-Brown

Jane, from Purley, London, helped five people when her organs were donated.

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Sheeba Young

Sheeba, from Corby, went into kidney failure due to a genetic condition which claimed her sister's life.

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Rich Smith

Rich Smith from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, he ended up in a coma when his liver failed for unknown reasons.

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Diana Higman

Meet Diana, she had a liver transplant on 14th September 2008 after being told she had acute liver failure.

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Gillian & Peter Stokes

Gillian and Peter, her husband of almost 40 years, discussed their wish to donate their organs with their two daughters. After suffering a brain haemorrhage, she donated her organs to at least four people.

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Liz Docker

Meet Liz, she is a 54 year old nurse from Ashbourne in Derbyshire. In October 1994 the unthinkable happened to Liz and her family.

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Richard Lampert

Richard Lampert has had a busy and active time since he received a life-saving heart transplant at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital in 1987.

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