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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 . Click here  to read a message on Pierce’s site.
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 Paul Pierce: http://media.weei.com/basketball/paul-pierce.htm
 Chris Wilcox: http://media.weei.com/basketball/chris-wilcox.htm
 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
 Click here: http://www.paulpierce.net/news/two-matches-jasmina/2009/05/06
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