The gift
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The gift


When I lost my little sister during DonateLife Week, I was privileged to see how the donor team worked silently behind the scenes.

I was lucky to be there when it was announced that there was a recipient for her liver, and then later her lungs had also found a new home.

The joy in that doctor's eyes when he was telling me this was enough for me to realise that this was the best gift any one could give. Without a doubt, for some families, the next day or so would be like Christmas.

Through our loss there were people finding the joyous present.

I will now be registering as a donor and encouraging friends to become registered donors as well.

I know I will miss her every day and on some days more than others but there will be people out there who will thank her and love her as much as my family did.