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TOFS Trustee, Graham Slater, shares his story

TOFS trustee Graham Slater has been sharing his experience of being born with OA/TOF with the Manchester Evening News.

Graham, who is now 70, is one of the earliest survivors of the condition and, as a trustee of TOFS and a founder of EAT, has been instrumental in providing support to children and individuals with oesophageal atresia worldwide.

In this article, Graham reflects on his own experiences, and recalls the early struggles of not being able to eat normally and facing respiratory issues in his twenties. Despite these hurdles, he forged a successful career before retiring early to focus on advocacy work for the OA/TOF community.

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