The Daily Mail, UK | Bonnie Estridge
But two years ago, by an extraordinary twist of fate, John discovered just how it felt to be a patient when he became a donor to his 66-year-old cousin, Derek Scoble.
John says: ‘Intellectually, I knew what would happen, but emotionally the experience changed my perspective completely. Becoming a donor was an amalgam of all the things I had heard from my patients. I now know the hope, the fear, the disappointment when there are setbacks, as there were in our case – and the ultimate joy that comes when the transplant is a success.’
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