Teen who received lifesaving kidney transplant from her own mum overcomes illness to achieve amazing exam results


NOT every student likes to collect their exam results with their parents in tow, but Lizzi Kernott and her mum Sarah share a special bond.

Turning up at Chase High School in Westcliff laughing and smiling, few would have guessed that just under a year ago Lizzi was recovering from a kidney transplant, with the organ coming from her own mother.

But the hard-working 18-year-old made the most of her time off from school by studying, with stellar results.

Lizzi, of Eastwood Lane, Westcliff, got a triple distinction star in her health and social care BTEC, equivalent to three A* grades at A-level. Continue reading
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