• One day. Six operations. Three kidneys. The story of an organ donor chain

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    A year after their life-changing surgery, we bring together six people in a kidney donor circle for the first time On the morning of 13 September 2017, Martha Myers was being prepared for surgery at north London's Royal Free hospital. Stayin' Alive was playing in the background. The anaesthetist had asked what she would like to hear, and she'd requested the Bee Gees - calming, “happy music” that took her back to her youth in Colombia. Meanwhile, 130 miles north, in Nottingham City hospital, Ryan Mace grappled with a pair of green surgical stockings, worrying that his gown would reveal his...
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