This post consists of 3 stories about Leukemia, a blood cancer that has significantly affect my life. The first story is about my Dad who lost his battle with Leukemia. The second story is about how my life changed after Dad’s passing and as a result of joining the Leukemia Society’s Team In Training program. The third story is about my stem cell donation to a Leukemia patient, giving her an chance to survive her illness.
Leukemia has affected my life in many ways. In the post Three Stories about Leukemia, I wrote the story about my stem cell donation to a Leukemia patient in 2008. Below is my complete journal from an earlier blog detailing the weeks leading up to the donation.
Please consider joining the Bone Marrow Registry. You could save someone’s life.
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