Corofin Man’s Survival: Lost Arm & Near-Death Experience Preceding Lung Transplant

John McMahon, a resident of Roxton, Corofin, recently shared his remarkable story on Morning Focus. At 57 years old, John experienced a series of life-changing events in 2023. After spending the summer in the Mater Hospital in Dublin awaiting a lung transplant, John received news in early August that he might not survive the weekend. However, a miracle occurred when a lung became available just in time, giving John a second chance at life. Despite the challenges he faced, including the loss of his left arm in a road traffic accident in 1982, John is now looking forward to a Christmas he never expected to see.

To hear more about John McMahon’s incredible journey, listeners can access the full interview on the Morning Focus website. This story serves as a reminder of the strength and resilience of the human spirit, as John’s determination and positive outlook allowed him to overcome significant obstacles and find hope in the face of adversity. His story also highlights the importance of organ donation in saving lives and the immeasurable impact it can have on individuals and their loved ones.

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