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Organs From 13-Year-Old Girl Save 8 Lives

Fri Sep 08 11:01:27 EDT 2017 | Newser
(Newser) – Eight people, including five children, have a 13-year-old organ donor to thank for their lives—and that donor has entered the UK record books. The Guardian reports on Jemima Layzell, who collapsed from a brain aneurysm while helping prep for her mom's birthday party in March 2012. Jemima died four days later, just a couple of weeks after she'd had a discussion with her family about organ donation following a car crash that killed a family friend. "Jemima had never heard of organ donat..

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A 13 year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm has helped eight different people through organ donation - a record number. Jemima Layzell, from Somerset, who died in 2012, donat..
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