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From the Heart campaign

As part of ITV's From the Heart campaign, we look at the shortage of organ donors and speak to some of the hundreds of people in the North East waiting for transplants.

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Full Report: From the Heart campaign launches

As part of ITV's From the Heart campaign we are looking at organ donation this week.

More than two hundred transplants have been carried out on people from our region in the last year, but hundreds more people are still on the waiting list.

For those lucky enough to find a match in time, the operation doesn't just save lives, it can change them completely.

Watch the full report from Lucy Taylor below.

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