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City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (c.) honored eight black community members at his Black History Month event. Photo by Rebecca HenelyWhen more than 100 people came out to the Jacob Riis House Monday evening, they did so not only to witness eight members of their community be honored but to make a difference in the life of one sick little boy.
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COLLEEN WHITE/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER | Mona Safar swabs her cheek at the bone marrow donor event last Friday at Nellie K. Parker School.Austin, a first grade student at Nellie K. Parker School, survived his bout with Leukemia after receiving a bone marrow transplant, and he’s now on a crusade to help a 10-year-old New York boy who has been diagnosed w [ … ]
Rex Larsen | The Grand Rapids Press Lee Marentette is healthy now thanks to a 2009 bone marrow transplant.MIDDLEVILLE — Like many 7-year-old boys, Lee Marentette has a room full of superhero toys, costumes and posters.
But Lee has one superhero who belongs to just him. His superhero can’t leap tall buildings in a single bound or use X-ray vision [ … ]
Minneapolis, MN (BlackNews.com) -- Black History Month is a celebration of milestones led by prominent figures throughout history. But every day, African Americans are making a critical difference through their compassionate decision to join the Be The Match Registry® as potential marrow donors or by donating their newborn baby's umbilical cord blo [ … ]