Father gives kidney to son

A father is donating his kidney to save his adopted son.

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  1. Kim Hewitt

A father's gift of life to his adopted son

Dad Mike Powis is giving his adopted son Louis a kidney. We've been given the rare chance to film the operation. This is the first of three special reports, starting tonight at 6pm, and running the rest of the week.

More than three million of us in the UK are at risk from kidney disease. Those who develop it face a restricted life of dialysis treatment and possibly an early death.

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