Do you have three minutes to spare? Listen to Rachael's story to hear just why Organ Donation is so important.
Despite being desperately ill and struggling for each breath, Rachael managed to record this piece for her local BBC News.
Please pass this link on, and if you've been inspired by Rachael's determination to keep fighting, click here to sign the Organ Donor Register.
Our thanks to BBC Northwest for allowing us to use this clip.
Organ donation week 2017
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