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People who have benefitted from receiving a 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.

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Emily, liver transplant recipient

Emily received a lifesaving liver transplant after nearly dying from liver failure caused by the genetic conditions Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Alagille Syndrome.

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Wendy and Richard, heart and lung transplant recipients

Having both received life-saving transplants, Wendy and Richard met at the British Transplant Games in 2016 and fell in love.

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Freddie, liver transplant recipient

Four-year-old Freddie from Yorkshire received a live-changing liver transplant in 2015.

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Sheeba, kidney and liver transplant recipient

Sheeba went into kidney failure due to a genetic condition before having a combined kidney and liver transplant.

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Rich, liver transplant recipient

Rich, from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, ended up in a coma when his liver failed for unknown reasons. He was close to death but thankfully with around 24 hours left to live, the hospital got the call needed to save his life.

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Adam, kidney transplant recipient

Adam spent three years on dialysis before getting his transplant in March 2013.

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Emma, liver transplant recipient

Emma is back to work teaching after having a liver transplant.