Saturday, May 21, 2016

Moving moment grieving mum feels the breath of woman who got her daughter's lungs in transplant

MIRROR | Lucy Liang

Jane Moffat lost her daughter Rhona to a brain haemorrhage - but says she's found comfort meeting Lisa Shrive, whose life was saved by the organ donor op

A grieving mum places her hand on the chest of the woman who received her dead daughter’s lungs – and the comforting feeling is greater than any therapy.

Jane Moffat’s daughter Rhona died from a brain haemorrhage days after giving birth to a baby girl.

But the tragedy was not the end of the story. Rhona’s lungs were donated to Lisa Shrive, a mother of two who was in a race against time for a life-saving transplant.

Now the women have met for the first time. And in a tearful moment, Jane placed her hands on Lisa’s chest to feel the breaths she can take thanks to Rhona.

Jane, who lives with husband John, 60, told the Sunday People : “I felt a ­connection with Lisa the moment I met her.

“It was so emotional as I know Lisa is only alive today thanks to the precious gift of Rhona’s lungs. Continue reading
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