Danke schön: Belated Thanks

In July 2010, my sister, Jessica, underwent a bone marrow transplant as part of her treatment for leukemia (ALL).  While biological siblings are the best hope for a viable match, I was deemed unsuitable because our HLA tissue only matched 50%.  After a few weeks […]

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Making ‘The Cut’

After my sister was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2010, she cut her long blonde hair to an ear-length bob in preparation for the inevitable chemotherapy hair loss.  Just a few weeks later, she was completely bald and we headed out to Brooklyn to buy […]

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