On 27th of June 2001, a friend and former rugby coach of mine had his life turned completely upside down! Todd Eadie, or “tug boat” as he is affectionately known, was a fit and strong 22 year old, loving life, playing football, and planning an overseas adventure. Todd started noticing breathing problems whilst training and playing, and was extremely tired all the time. Several lung and blood tests, and an awful Bone Marrow biopsy later, Todd and his family got the news that nobody ever wants to hear…..Todd had Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and would require a bone marrow transplant.

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