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Swabbing Spit for a Little Love

Perhaps this image has come across your social media feeds, if not, please share it now. Lots of people get leukemia, but some have it harder than others to find bone marrow matches. The NY Daily News did a story on Leni and a Korean American mother who are in leukemia limbo. Read and share, and spread the word about how simple it can be to improve the odds for minorities and mixed-race people in a very unfair fight. Leukemia has already touched the GR family. In the memory of Janet Liang, and so many others who fought bravely and worked to educate about the importance of becoming a possible donor, please attend the bone marrow drives or fundraising efforts...

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Swabbing Spit for a Little Love

Perhaps this image has come across your social media feeds, if not, please share it now. Lots of people get leukemia, but some have it harder than others to find bone marrow matches. The NY Daily News did a story on Leni and a Korean American mother who are in leukemia limbo. Read and share, and spread the word about how simple it can be to improve the odds for minorities and mixed-race people in a very unfair fight. Leukemia has already touched the GR family. In the memory of Janet Liang, and so many others who fought bravely and worked to educate about the importance of becoming a possible donor, please attend the bone marrow drives or fundraising efforts...

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Helping Janet Liang Benefit Concert

Janet Liang is now in Houston getting medical treatment. Hopefully the famous quote, “Houston, We have a Problem” will be nothing but a joke since Janet and her strong spirit has just arrived. Her Leukemia is at 82% of her body, she has a 30% chance of survival, and she intends to be in Texas for the next six months recovering. (janetliang blog)She’s a busy one and there’s a concert coming up in her honor and also to raise funds. It’s Helpingjanet.com Perfect 10 Concert that’s taking place in LA. The money goes to Janet’s medical bills and if you want to help her but are far away, there is a paypal link at the bottom of her home page at...

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2 Months to Live – Help Janet

Are you her match? Are you Asian with bone marrow? Yes you are. See Janet Liang’s site. She’s 23 and could use your help. She has two months to live and needs a match. Yes, it’s a shot in the dark, but worth the shot. (HelpingJanet.com) About Janet: “She has a passion for education. She dedicated her life to filling holes in the system and it impresses me that she continued to go to work for this cause and go to grad school even though she knew that she might not be in the best health later on.” – Dana Heatherton Register below: http://marrow.org/Join/Join_Now/Join_Now.aspx http://www.asianmarrow.org/index.php/list-of-drives http://www.aadp.org/drive/ [youtube]qSCyz8F_kuo[/youtube]

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