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Denbighshire man celebrates 30 years since heart transplant

This weekend marks 30 years since Eddie Tierney had one of the first ever heart transplants. He was told he had six weeks to live, before that was revised to five years after surgery. He's now 74 years old, still working and riding a motorbike.

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Denbighshire man told he had '6 weeks to live' celebrates 30 years since pioneering heart transplant

A Denbighshire pensioner who was once told he had "6 weeks to live" is celebrating 30 years this weekend since benefitting from one of the first ever heart transplants.

Eddie Tierney had the operation at Harefield Hospital on the 23rd March 1984, after which doctors told him he could expect to live for another five years.

Ian Lang went to meet him.

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