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6 YEARS ON: ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
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  • Author : Amélie Grout
  • 24-04-2010
  • Master : 1853

6 YEARS ON: ORGAN TRANSPLANTS, FROM ONE LIFE TO ANOTHER | France 2 | la suite

We last saw them 6 years ago, having recently received organ transplants: Sandy, 13, suffering from a disease that prevented her from growing, finally got the liver she had been hoping for. Today she is physically transformed but has been through some tough teens: heavy smoking and drinking. The road to accepting the liver has been a long one. Elio was then a baby. Aged 7, he now discovers the images of his transplant along with us. Nathalie had no hope of reaching the age of 40, but after our first report, an organ donation and a lung transplant have saved her life. In 2009 more than 8,000 patients were waiting for transplants compared with 6,400 in 2003?…