Posts Tagged ‘Be The Match’

Bone Marrow, Purple Hearts and Superheroes

As seen in the St. Paul Pioneer Press 11/22/15 Kyle Crawford was just 4 years old when his body began to fail him. His parents discovered their only child, who loved fish, sharks and whales, was suffering from severe aplastic anemia, a rare, life-threatening blood disease. The boy who also loved superheroes needed a bone…

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Saving Lives with Marrow Donation

May 17, 2013 Julie and Brandon Williams are high school sweethearts who imagined they would have the “perfect little family” in the small town of  Milaca, an hour from the Twin Cities. Julie is a special education program supervisor and Brandon a bus mechanic for the St. Francis School District. Life seemed to be on…

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Marrow: The Magic Mojo

May 13, 2011 The phone call caught me off guard but was unforgettable. The blood test confirmed that Jack is a perfect match, Dr. Steve reported in a voice that implied “this is big.” And so it came to pass that seven springtimes ago, 13-year-old Jack saved 11-year-old Julia from a rare and deadly blood…

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