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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At a Loss For Words

I’ve been staring at a blank piece of paper on and off for two days and can’t quite come up with adequate words to thank a stranger for selflessly donating her bone marrow to my little sister. I haven’t written about my 33-year-old sister’s diagnosis […]

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