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Pierce: Two matches for Jasmina

Posted By Jessica Camerato On May 6, 2009 @ 11:36 am In General | 2 Comments

Earlier this year Paul Pierce joined the fight to find a life-saving bone marrow donor for Jasmina Anema, a six-year-old leukemia patient. Since Anema is adopted,¬† finding a donor match to combat the rare and deadly form of the disease was difficult. Pierce¬†campaigned for blood drives in the Boston area and pleaded for help on his website, PaulPierce.net. Other athletes and celebrities, including Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, and New York Knick Chris Wilcox, also reached out to help. Nearly five months after she was hospitalized, two near-perfect matches have been found for Jasmina [1]. Click here [2] to read a message on Pierce’s site.

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[1] two near-perfect matches have been found for Jasmina: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2009/05/06/2009-05-06_bonemarrow_donor_drives_finally_yield_2_matches_for_jasmina_anema_6yearold_leuke.html

[2] Click here: http://www.paulpierce.net/news/two-matches-jasmina/2009/05/06

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