|Katherine Dixon with her husband Shane O'Brien|
The lung disease that is destroying her, and forced her to use her sister as a surrogate mum , might also rob her of that last bittersweet joy, the hello and the goodbye.
It is tragic, and made more so because such pain is pointless and unnecessary.
Experts say a single organ donor can save nine people like Katherine - and her husband Shane O'Brien has pleaded for more donors to register.
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