Olivia Steele owes her life to an organ donor she has never met and is spending her life giving back
|Olivia Steele, of Glendenning, is promoting Transplant Australia's campaign for organ and tissue donations ahead of the Australian Transplant Games in Sydney later this year.|
Olivia Steele owes her life to an organ donor she has never met.
The 14-year-old, of Glendenning, was born with a rare liver disease and was told by doctors she may not live to see her first birthday.
The now healthy teenager is featured in Gifted, a new campaign for Transplant Australia which aims to promote organ and tissue donation in the lead-up to the Australian Transplant Games in Western Sydney in September.
Olivia and her family waited more than seven months for a donor, and received that much-anticipated call before just before she turned one.
Mother Lisa Steele said they had almost given up hope. Continue reading
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