“Much is said about the transformational power of organ transplantation that it has almost become a cliché. But it really is true. The transplant not only saved my life, it gave me the best 15 years of my life.
“Many thanks to my cousin (who I have kept anonymous on social media) and to all the people kept me alive these many years. And thanks also to those closest to me who have supported me – and endured – my many health problems.
“And if you haven’t signed your donor info when you get your driver’s license, please consider it.”