50 years with bro’s kid­ney

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - NEWS -

The world’s long­est sur­viv­ing kid­ney trans­plant pa­tient has been hon­oured by the NHS.

Harry Turner, 70, was given the or­gan, do­nated by his brother, in 1969.

Harry, of Mil­lom, Cum­bria, was given a plaque in a cer­e­mony at the Royal Pre­ston Hospi­tal.

The re­tired builder said: “The trans­plant en­abled me to live a full life.”

Harry said of his brother Vic­tor who died at 39: “I am so grate­ful for what he did for me.”

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