Blaenau Gwent beautician gives up wait for lifesaving lung transplant and tells family: 'I have decided to be an angel'

South Wales Argus

A BLAENAU Gwent beautician gave up her wait for a lifesaving lung transplant and told her friends and family: "I have decided to be an angel."

Brave Cystic fibrosis sufferer Kirsty Bridges, 28, from Tredegar, had been in hospital for almost a year on the transplant list before finally refusing any more medical treatment.

Hours before her death, she wrote a goodbye message on Facebook to say: "I love you all but have decided to go be an angel and watch over my beautiful loved ones instead.

"My life would have been so hard even with new lungs in the state I'm in now ... so bye everyone." Continue reading