Kidney transplant lad Bo Cox shows fresh lease of life with the Star Wars fan branding his new organ Obi-Bo Kenobi
KIDNEY transplant lad Bo Cox flaunts his fresh lease of life– with the Star Wars fan branding his new organ Obi-Bo Kenobi.Mum Lucy, 44
, informed how the seven-year-old is fit enough to jump around his bedroom displaying his lightsaber more than 2 months as he recovers following his major operation.
And she says her brave boy was quick to label his donated kidney after the Jedi hero played in the sci-fi flicks by Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor.Delighted Lucy, from
Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, stated: “Even when Bo was recuperating in his healthcare facility bed he was thinking of ways to obtain the medical professionals with his lightsaber.
“He slept clutching his preferred lightsaber every night. It was no surprise actually when he named his kidney Obi-Bo Kenobi.
“Bo has certainly more energy than before.”
The child was rushed into Royal Healthcare facility for Children in Glasgow on Christmas Day for a five hour op after a kidney appeared from a secret donor.Weeks previously The
Scottish Sun released our Choose Bo campaign after the kid contracted fatal E.coli at nursery aged 17 months. Mum Lucy with Bo and The Scottish Sun He ‘d been a completely healthy kid till the bug ravaged his little body and left
him with kidney failure, brain harmed, blind and exceptionally deaf.But the transplant has ended the gruelling dialysis sessions while the many tubes have actually been removed from his
young body leaving Bo to play like other kids his age.Speaking for the very first time about their wonder, Lucy, who now resides in Glasgow’s West End with her only child, recalls: “We were woken by the call just after midnight on Christmas Day early morning.”I felt disbelief, nerves and enjoyment all flooding through me at as soon as.”The fact the call began such an unique day still impresses me.”We were then informed to
come near the hospital at 7.30 am on Christmas early morning. It provided me an opportunity to let
Bo open his presents then offer him the news.”She went on:”Bo had fun with health center staff with his lightsabers all the time, up until he lastly went to sleep around 10pm that night. Bo after being damaged by E.coli at 17 months”
It made it easier to take him to surgery. He appeared rather relaxed.”Cosmetic surgeons were all set to start the fragile transplant at 2am on Boxing Day– with Bo coming
Wars presents that put in from our readers.TV star John Barrowman likewise asked his fans to get included, with presents getting here from as far as the US.And First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sent out a recover card.Lucy called CHAS’s
Robin Home charity a “lifeline” and hailed the John O’Byrne
Structure for organising private watchings of Star Wars movies.She said: “The assistance has been frustrating. Bo was given so numerous Star Wars toys from your readers.”It was so sort of John to ask his fans to assist out too.”I ‘d likewise like to mention how fantastic the staff have been at the healthcare facility.”The long hours and devotion they provide
to the children is incredible.” We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at [email protected] or call 0141 420 5200