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Two Little Massillon Girls Need Bone Marrow Transplants

MASSILLON, Ohio *News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – A GoFundMe page has been set up for two little girls from Massillon, both in need of bone marrow transplants.

$10,000 has already been raised for 3-year-old Ava and 2-year-old Olivia.

both of them have a genetic condition in which their white blood cells do not function properly.

They need transplant matches and chemotherapy.

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  • Only 2 percent of the US population is on the national registry.
  • Nearly 3,000 Americans die each year because they cannot find a matching donor.
  • Bone marrow donation requires less than five percent of marrow cells.
  • Donating bone marrow is safe:  More than 35,000 people have donated bone marrow to a stranger without a single donor death.

To be placed on the registry to donate your bone marrow, go here:

https://bethematch.org/support-the-cause/donate-bone-marrow/join-the-marrow-registry/

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