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A woman with a 100-year-old kidney has credited its longevity on coming from “good stock”. She would know – it came from her mother.

Sue Westhead was 25 when she was diagnosed with kidney disease in 1973.

When told a transplant was her only chance of survival, her mother Ann Metcalfe, then aged 57, donated her kidney to her daughter.

Now Sue, 68, and her kidney are “still going strong”, defying medical predictions over the organ’s lifespan.

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