DAUGHTER KILLED HERSELF AFTER BEING RAPED – BUT SAVED FOUR PEOPLES' LIVES THROUGH ORGAN DONATION

A woman whose daughter committed suicide after being raped as a child, has revealed she donated her organs - saving four peoples’ lives. In May 2022, Tracey Hackling, 49, made the heart-breaking decision to turn off her daughter, Shannon’s life-support machine after she tragically took an overdose. Following the 20-year-old’s death, a child received her heart. Her lungs are now breathing air for a lady who was running out of time, and a man who'd been waiting for over three years received one kidney and her pancreas. Her other kidney went to a young man in his 20s who had been waiting over three years for a transplant. Even her bones are being used for amputee patients while her blood and cells have gone to hundreds more. Now Tracey is raising awareness of organ donors and is campaigning for better mental health services for young people who have experienced trauma.

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