By Keren David, January 7, 2010
A man’s long wait for a kidney transplant ended on Christmas Day.
Barry Jacobs, 41 from Woodside Park, had suffered from polycystic kidney disease for 20 years, and had been on the list for a transplant for three. As both his kidneys had been removed, he required dialysis for 15 hours a week.
Barry and Susie Jacobs and their two children were enjoying a rare break in Watford to celebrate Susie’s 40th birthday — December 25.