Heart transplant – 1996
Laura suffered from cardiomiopathy heart disease and after having two pace makers fitted, it was decided that it would be best for her to have a heart transplant, which was a success. Laura was delighted as she had already missed a year of school.
Laura enjoys playing sport, listening to music, going shopping and catching up with her friends. At the World Transplant Games in 2003, Laura won two gold medals for the long jump and 100 metres sprint. She also won gold medals in the same two events at the British Transplant Games 2003.
TACKERS 2004 was Laura’s second camp and she has enjoyed making new friends and seeing friends again from last year’s camp. She believes that it is important for people to carry donor cards.
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