Daniel - donor recipient

The easiest way to save someone’s life is to agree to organ donation.  Many people don’t want to think about it, but it makes it easier for your relatives when you have made your wishes clear if the worst happens.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are 15 times more likely to have advanced kidney disease – transplants often mean a new lease of life for many.  Leah Barthel knew what her mother wanted when she had a sudden catastrophic brain aneurysm, and her organs have given life to three other people.  Leah and her family’s story is available from 

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