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An Iowa man donated his bone marrow last February and saved a baby's life. All it took was a little pain and a short hospital stay. Over the weekend, he got to meet the recipient.

SPOKANE, Wash. - A Washington State Patrol trooper is battling cancer and her friends, family, and community are showing their support. Lt. Kris Schweigert with Washington State Patrol is getting ready to donate blood at the INBC blood drive and the Be the Match registration drive at their headquarters. He says it’s something they’ve done in the past in support of WSP Trooper Renee Padgett, who’s stationed on the west side of the state. “She was an academy cla...

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - A Philadelphia four-year-old is being called a “superhero” after he was a match to donate life-saving bone marrow to his twin baby brothers. WTXF reports that Michael Pownall’s four-month-old twin brothers, Santino and Giovanni, have Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD), which is diagnosed in one in 500,000 people every year. Santino and Giovanni have been at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since they were born in October. 

Now, local high school students and a man from Utah are bringing attention to how you you can help others who so desperately need a marrow transplant.