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Transplant Stories

Transplant Stories
2021-10-21

Andries van der Merwe

Andries van der Merwe, suffered from Cystic Fibroses which damaged his lung to such and extend that he needed a bilateral lung transplant. He tells his story in our #TransplantThursday…
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Transplant Stories
2021-10-05

Lara Curtin

Our #TransplantTuesday recipient is Lara Curtin, 47 years old from Somerset West in the Western Cape. 1. Which organ did you receive, and in what year? I received a kidney…
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Transplant Stories
2021-09-29

Luigi Te Roller

On #WorldHeartDay we feature the story of Luigi Te Roller, aged 50, from Somerset West. 1. When were you diagnosed with organ failure and which organ are you waiting for?…
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Transplant Stories
2021-09-09

Tanya Nel

Tanya Nel, 20, from KZN is featured in our #TransplantThursdays 1. Which organ did you receive, and in what year? I received a kidney from my dad in June this…
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Transplant Stories
2021-09-07

Paul Nel

Paul Nel, 46 years old from the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal is featured in our #TransplantTuesdays. 1. Which organ/tissue did you donate, and in what year? I donated a…
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Transplant Stories
2021-06-22

Shaun McLaughlin

Our last Father’s Day interview is the 36-year-old Shaun McLaughlin from Benoni. 1. Which organ/tissue did you receive, and in what year? Double lung transplant 2011 2. How long after…
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Transplant Stories
2021-06-15

Jeandre Geldenhuys

The second post-transplant dad that we're featuring this month ahead of Father’s Day, is 35 year old Jeandre Geldenhuys from Cape Town. 1. Which organ/tissue did you receive? Kidney 2.…
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Transplant Stories
2021-06-08

Gawie Marx

During May we featured 3 women who became mothers post transplant. This month we celebrate Father's Day, and we'll be featuring the dads! First up is Gawie Marx, aged 55…
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Transplant Stories
2021-06-01

Vijay Reddy

This is the first time we feature a story of a recipient that received two organs nearly five years apart. Vijay Reddy from KwaZulu Natal is our #TransplantTuesday story. 1.…
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Transplant Stories
2021-05-20

Yolandie Adendorff

Today we feature another "transplant mom". Yolandie, 34, from North West, has shared her journey with us. 1. Which organ/tissue did you receive, and in what year? I received a…
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