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|Name, Speaker Location & Areas covered:||Mr Adam ALDERSON||Leyburn :: All Yorkshire covered|
|Contact & Website:||w: www.yorkshireyaks.com|
Adam Alderson is 1 of 4 people in the world to have survived a gruelling 8 organ transplant, along with radical tumour de-bulking surgery for a rare form of cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei.
Over the last 3 years, Adam has gone from lying in a hospice bed, being fed through a small tube into his stomach, to defying all odds, showing his true grit, and proving his doubters wrong.
Adam now constantly demonstrates how organ donation can provide someone suffering with a terminal diagnosis, a full and active life style.
Whilst recovering in hospital after his transplant, Adam decided he wanted to take on one of the worlds biggest motoring challenges The Mongol Rally. In July 2017, Adam and his new wife Laura, embarked on their epic adventure, aiming to raise over £30k for their chosen charities whilst raising awareness of his condition and cure.
Adam has attained invaluable experience of public speaking to audiences of 100s of people at events including Teesside university, International nurse of the year awards, secondary school assemblies, NHS conferences, numerus charity events and membership gatherings,
Adam has also appeared on BBC News in 2016, 2017, along with numerous other TV appearances such as being interviewed for Look North and featuring in several documentaries such as BBC Sunday morning live, Quest Supertruckers
Adam is a passionate and able speaker who has the audience gripped with his story and positive approach to life.
Key messages include:
- overcoming adversity
- adapting to life after a transplant
- embracing change
- determination and stubbornness
- maintaining positivity
- campaigning for organ donation.
inspirational and motivational.
Worlds first success
8 Organ Transplant
Taking on one of the biggest motor challenges in the world after transplant
Life after transplant
Not taking NO for an answer
|Availability & Fee:||Anytime||£250.00|
|Requirements:||OHP||Click for requirements explanation|
|Virtual Talk Offered:||No|
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