Published in Cancer Weekly, March 3rd, 1997
But to ten-year-old boy he saved, he is much more. "[The boy] said it best. He said, 'We're blood brothers," said the donor, a 29-year-old man, of Lexington, North Carolina, who met the boy in Omaha.
Two years since the transplant, doctors have declared the marrow transfer a success, said the boy's mother. The family must wait another three years before being certain the leukemia has been cured, she said.
The boy is back in school as a fifth-grader in Omaha.
Back in mid-1994, the boy's...
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