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People who have benefitted from receiving a transplant

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Charles, lung transplant recipient, performer and organ donation campaigner

Just a few months after receiving a double lung transplant, Charles was back on stage performing in Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Max, heart transplant recipient and campaigner

Max, received a lifesaving heart transplant in August 2017 aged nine. He became a key voice in raising awareness of the need for more families to consent to organ donation.

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Jessica's story

Jessica’s life has turned around since her kidney transplant.

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Kristof's story

Kristof’s life was saved at the age of three by an organ donor.

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Sadia, kidney recipient

Seven years ago Sadia was diagnosed with a kidney condition. The decline in her health led to her leaving her job as a primary school teacher.

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Michael, lung transplant recipient

In 2016, Michael Willis was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, a rare lung condition that causes small patches of red and swollen tissue to develop in the organs of the body. He was left needing a double lung transplant to be able to live.

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Hilaria's story

Hilaria waited six long years for a kidney transplant.

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Cissy, heart and kidney transplant recipient

18-year-old Cissy from Surrey received a heart from a deceased donor when she was 10 and a kidney from her mum, Jo, at the age of 12.

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Yuri's story

Londoner Yuri owes his life to an organ donor.

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Laura, cornea transplant recipient

Laura knows first hand what is has been like to receive the gift of sight when she had two cornea transplants to restore her eyes. Now she can see her son Noah, and work, and live a normal life thanks to eye donation.