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Falkirk basketball star is heading for the World Transplant Games after two lifesaving operations

THE SUNDAY POST | Tracey Bryce

Rory Wilson (Andrew Cawley / DC Thomson)
THEY say you only get one chance at life, but Rory Wilson is certainly an exception – because he’s had three!

It’s just 18 months since the 20-year-old underwent lifesaving surgery TWICE.

Amazingly, he feels fitter than ever before and is set to represent Team GB at the World Transplant Games.

“It was scary at the time, but I feel like I have a whole new body,” he said.

Rory, from Carronshore, Falkirk, had two liver transplants in 2015 after being diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a rare liver condition.

The chronic illness involves inflammation and scarring of the bile ducts, which can lead to liver failure.

The diagnosis came as a shock to the whole family, especially as Rory was such an active teenager. Continue reading


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