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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 [1] 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 [2], also reached out to help. Nearly five months after she was hospitalized, two near-perfect matches have been found for Jasmina [3]. Click here [4] to read a message on Pierce’s site.

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[1] Paul Pierce: http://media.weei.com/basketball/paul-pierce.htm

[2] Chris Wilcox: http://media.weei.com/basketball/chris-wilcox.htm

[3] 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

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

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