Organ donation is not something we think about unless it affects us directly and then it's often too late.
Last year only 36 people opted to donate organs after they'd passed away. However a live donor programme is producing positive results.
Kim Hansen gave up her kidney, so her mother, Caroline Schipplick could receive another, from a stranger.
12 months ago, Native Affairs brought you their story as they bravely went into theatre.
Tonight we bring you the next chapter of the duo's road to recovery and as we found out, it turned out to be a path of discovery.