UPDATE: Jul 20, 2013 I met my recipient September 4, 2014. My bone marrow donation CURED HER OF LEUKEMIA!!! She’s not in remission…she’s completely CURED! I had an opportunity to meet her mother, her aunt and her daughter. They were grateful I chose to donate bone marrow to extend her life.
‘He saved me:’ Illinois woman shows her appreciation to Adairsville donor by Margaret Ramirez, Chicago Tribune Ever since she received a bone marrow transplant two years ago, Rosalind Beard wanted to meet the man who donated his stem cells to save her life. In an emotional meeting Sunday at Loyola
Rashaan DeShay I remember the day my big brother, Akiim, was diagnosed with Leukemia. It was a Tuesday afternoon, and he had been in the hospital since Saturday because he wasn’t feeling well. The doctors admitted him because they wanted to run some tests. I had just come to the hospital to
“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, I’m so happy. Every time I think about it, I’m almost in tears.” This was a day before meeting an 18-year-old named Lamar Adams. McFadden saved Adams’ life, or as McFadden says, extended it, by donating his blood stem cells. McFadden signed up five years