Ray Coe with Alya
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East London teacher donates kidney to his pupil

A teacher from east London who donated a kidney to one of his pupils says the pain of the operation was worth seeing her back in class and doing well.

Thirteen-year old Alya who studies at Royal Docks Community School was suffering from renal failure when Ray Coe offered to test as a donor.

Alya, Ray Coe and his daughter Abi Coe spoke to BBC London reporter Tarah Welsh.

  • 16 Jun 2014