A 13-years-old girl rescues eight lives after donating organs.
“Jemima Leyzell’s would be proud of her donating ” Said. parents after their daughter organs were used to help other
Jemima Layzell, from Horton in Somerset, collapsed during party preparations for her mother’s 38th birthday in March 2012. She died four days later. The teenager donated her heart, small bowel, pancreas, kidneys, lungs, and liver to eight recipients, including five children, across the UK.
Her parents said Jemima would have been “very proud of her legacy”. Her mother, Sophy Layzell, said: “We knew Jemima was willing to be a donor following a conversation about it a couple of weeks before her unexpected death.
“The conversation was prompted by the death of someone we knew in a crash. “They were on the register but their organs couldn’t be donated because of the circumstances of their death. Sky News