7 kidney donors, 7 recipients, 6 hospitals, 3 cities. What could possibly go wrong?

By Jane Cadzow
Updated February 21 2016 - 9:34am, first published 9:27am

The way Paul Bannan tells it, the whole thing was serendipitous. His intention was merely to do a favour for a friend. Instead, he triggered the largest exchange of organs in Australian medical history. "I just happened to be in the right place at the right time with the right body part," he says.

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