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Fatima's Story

Fatima is a two time liver transplant recipient and advocate for organ donation. She was diagnosed at the age of three with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). On Oct 19 2004 she received her first transplant. Fatima remained in the ICU for three weeks due to complications where she received around 250 bags of plasma during plasmapheresis Fatima had to undergo a second transplant on September 23 2014 due to complications that occurred. During her journey she needed to receive countless blood transfusions to survive. Fatima will never forget the incredible selfless acts of everybody who donated blood, plasma and the incredible donor family. The book Fatima's Journey: a search for a liver details her journey