Man proposed to stunned girlfriend after coming round from organ donation operation

Rossendale Free Press | Bianca Murray

After Jack Buckley woke up following a major organ donation operation, his worried girlfriend Evelyn Robinson rushed to his bedside.

But she was in for the shock of her life when just minutes after coming round from the operation to remove two-thirds of his liver, her boyfriend asked her to marry him.

Jack and Evelyn, of Hargreaves Drive, Rawtenstall, recently moved in together.

Nevertheless care assistant Evelyn, 22, said the proposal - and its timing - left her in complete shock.

She said: “His surgery was six hours, and he was in recovery for over 11 hours because he was so dehydrated.

“I was really worried as they didn’t tell us much when he was in recovery. It was a long time to be waiting for news. Continue reading