Ed Sheeran grants bucket list wish for terminally ill fan

Irish Examiner

Last month Channan Petrides, who has cystic fibrosis, made the headlines by willingly removing herself from the NHS organ transplant list in order to make the most of the time she had left.

Channan has been on the transplant list since September 2014 – but chose to remove herself after learning of the operations risks.

At the time she said her loved ones struggled with her decision at first – with some even refusing to speak to her – but are now fully supportive and understand her way of thinking.

With the help of her friends, Channan wrote a list of things she wants to do before she dies - which included going to an Ed Sheeran concert, and possibly meeting him.

Thus the creation of #channansbucketlist.

Of course Ed Sheeran being Ed Sheeran, rose to the occasion this week and helped her tick off one of her final wishes - to meet him. Continue reading.