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10 Month Old's Fight Calls Attention To Bone Marrow Registry

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Lauren and Aaron Smith of Springfield, pictured with their 10 month old son Gabriel, who has a rare form of anemia.  He's required to undergo regular blood transfusions.  Their is hope after a bone marrow donor match was discovered earlier this year.  A transplant is scheduled for this fall .   The couple is wanting to raise awareness of the Bone Marrow Registry and the need to donate blood.  

The next Third Thursday Art Show at Donnie's Homespun will benefit Gabriel.  See more details:

Read the Blood For Gabriel facebook page.

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