Brooklyn Myers

General Questions

How old are you?

15

Where are you from?

San Jose, CA

Transplant

What was your transplant?

Liver, received at 7 months old

What was your condition that led to the transplant?

biliary atresia

What was life like before transplant?

Idk, I was adopted

How long did you wait for your transplant?

4 months

How was the road to recovery?

Difficult, I guess. I know I had the transplant after I was adopted. I had a lot of blood clots so I was in and out of the hospital until the summer of 3rd grade.

What can you do now after transplant?

I don’t know. Live?

What are you most excited about after being healthy?

Doing what I want. Sports. Stuff.

Donor

Do you know your donor?

No. I wish I did.

Why do you want to meet your donor?

Um, well, I want to meet their family. What they’re like, to thank their son/daughter for it must’ve been hard.

What would you say to people considering to be an organ donor?

Um… I say do it. When you die, your organs start disintegrating and might as well put it to use.

What do you do to celebrate on your transplant date?

I don’t do anything. I wish I did.

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