Advertisement

Transplant for boy with half a heart after ice challenge

A five-year-old boy from Leicestershire who took part in a unique ice bucket challenge is recovering in hospital after having a heart transplant.

Albert Tansey threw bean-bags over himself instead of ice cold water as he could not get cold because he was born with half a heart.

View all 5 updates ›

Five-year-old recovering after heart transplant

Albert Tansey Credit: Facebook

A five-year-old boy from Leicestershire who took part in a unique ice bucket challenge is recovering in hospital after having a heart transplant.

Albert Tansey, from Burbage, threw bean-bags over himself instead of ice cold water as he could not get cold because he was born with half a heart.

His parents had been hoping for the transplant for several years.

In the video Albert asks people to join the donor register.

More on this story