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Please think about being organ donor
12:31pm Thursday 22nd August 2013 in Letters
I AM very seriously ill and have been very seriously ill for over 31 years.
I am only still alive, much to the amazement of my several brilliant consultants, because of the skill of those consultants and the marvellous support from my long-suffering wife.
My life could have been changed over 10 years ago had there been sufficient heart donors.
My heart is now only 15 per cent efficient and any operation would doubtless kill me.
So I plead not for myself but for everyone out there who has, or might have in the future an organ failure.
I beg you all to consider registering to become an organ donor. It is so easy to do and you could be someone’s saviour. Heart donors are especially needed – unlike most organs where there are two, in the case of hearts we only have one.
Please do something very special today, please become an organ donor.
Bill Overton, Goodworth Clatford