NZ's first liver transplant recipient

Tracy

My name is Tracy Holmes and I was the first New Zealander to have a liver transplant.

I was born on 16 August 1975; 12 days overdue and with a birth weight of only 5lb 3oz. Within the first 24 hours I developed severe jaundice, one of the signs that something was not quite right.

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Sue

Having lived almost her entire life with a heart condition, Christchurch-based Sue Kobar nearly cried when her heart surgeon told her that - for the first time - her heart sounded normal.

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