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Ellis Hook

A Remarkable Story by Clive Hook My brother Ellis Hook was an apprentice baker in a local company, Mounstevens, and had to get to work near Eastville in theearly morning. His working day started at 0530 and finished at 1530 – long days, but he loved the work and the camaraderie of the bakery shop …

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We publish stories of patients and their families and how they cope with kidney failure. We’d love to publish our story, if you would like to share it with us. Please send your story to webmanager@bakpa.org.uk.

Matt’s story

Further reading: Matt’s Dad gives his account Hi everyone, I’m Matt Coombs. This is about myexperiences with kidney failure, especially with my kidney transplant. I will also talk about how lucky I have been. As you will discover, whilst now my life is better than I ever expected it to be, it wasn’t all smooth sailing and …

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Meg’s story

 REAL LIFE SHOCKER Meg’s life is great now and she has both her parents. But at one point she thought her Mum would never be OK again. Here she talks about her life after finding out her Mum had something seriously wrong. Funny Kidneys I was very young when I found out about Mum’s “funny …

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