DOUBLE  lung transplant recipient Lauren Rowe wants to break down the misconceptions surrounding organ and tissue donation and has set up the charity Gifted Life to raise awareness and support recipients on the next chapter of their lives.

The Raby resident, 26, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a baby, was 19, on the organ donor waiting list and with her health rapidly deteriorating when she got the call in 2010 that two donor lungs had been found and her lifesaving operation would proceed.

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