Mike Houlston and Jess Evans
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UK's youngest organ donor: Parents 'so proud'

The parents of Britain's youngest ever organ donor have told the BBC how proud they are of their son.

Teddy Houlston, who lived for less than two hours, became Britain's youngest ever organ donor last year.

Doctors at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, carried out the pioneering surgery three minutes after Teddy died on April 22.

Teddy had anencephaly, a rare and lethal abnormality which prevents the brain and skull from developing. His kidneys were used to save an adult's life in Leeds.

Mike Houlston and Jess Evans spoke to the BBC about Teddy and the donation.

  • 23 Apr 2015
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