Desperate plea for heart donor

The family of an eight year old girl from Whitehaven are asking people to sign us to the organ donor register as she desperately needs a heart transplant.

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Whitehaven girl in desperate need of heart donor

The family of an eight-year-old girl from Whitehaven are asking for more people to join the organ donor register, as she desperately needs a heart transplant.

Katelyn McAleavy was born with a heart defect and her family were given the news in November that she has only months to live.

Her grandfather, Steven Lamb, explains why finding a heart is so crucial:

Last week ITV ran the 'From the Heart' campaign, which encouraged people to consider joining the organ donor register.

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