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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Did you see Bournemouth's Charles Duke on Loose Women asking people to #DonateMate?

DAILY ECHO | Jade Grassby

A BOURNEMOUTH man with cystic fibrosis saw his organ donor campaign go viral yesterday after appearing on Loose Women.

Singer and actor Charles Michael Duke desperately needs a double lung transplant after his own lung collapsed while he was performing on Christmas Eve two years ago.

He hasn’t been able to perform since.

Determined to stay positive, however, Charles has been vlogging about his experiences with cystic fibrosis as a way of supporting others with the disease.

The 21-year-old was invited on the ITV daytime panel show to promote his new social media campaign, #DonateMate, which is encouraging people to sign up to the organ donor register and help save lives.

Speaking on Loose Women, he said: “I had a fairly healthy childhood and was able to do everything I wanted to do – play football and go out with friends. Continue reading
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