Thursday, October 1, 2015

Watch Teddy's tearful parents meet surgeon who helped him become Britain's youngest organ donor at Pride Of Britain Awards

Mirror UK | Ann Gripper

Pride Of Britain Award winners Jess Evans and Mike Houlston were in tears this evening

Pride Of Britain Award winners Jess Evans and Mike Houlston were in tears this evening.

The brave parents received an award at our annual ceremony after allowing their incredible son Teddy - who lived for just 100 minutes - to become Britain's youngest organ donor.

When they took to the stage tonight, the couple's eyes began to water as they met the surgeon who carried out their little boy's transplant, Niaz Ahmad.

As he walked out before the audience, the entire room stood on their feet to applaud the doctor, who together with Teddy, was able to save the life of an adult by giving that person the newborn's kidneys.

"I'm so glad to meet you," he told Jess and Mike, thanking them for their life-saving decision.

"What you did was pioneering. I would like to say that I am so grateful that you had the courage to think clearly to help another fellow human being. You are just incredible." Continue reading VIDEO.

 

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