Wall Of Life - Jeremy - Fifty Lives

Tissue Recipient

I was on my way home from work.  A sixteen-year-old girl turned left in front of me on the country road. I swerved, she didn't stop and forced me off the road. I wound up trapped in a burning jeep for 20 minutes. Next thing I knew I was waking up in a hospital bed it was 5.5 weeks later and I had lost both of my legs as a result of the fire.  When I woke up I thought my life was over.

The infections I had were killing me. I would not have survived if they hadn't had tissue available to graft on to my legs and cover those wounds.  I would have died within days because they couldn't' get the infections under control without closing those wounds.

Tissue donors give other people a chance to live full lives and longer lives as their very last act on this earth.