"In 1990, Janet Fisher was giving blood in her small English town 250 miles north of London. The blood bank was also asking people to register as bone marrow donors. Fisher signed up and then forgot about it. Fifteen years later she got a phone call from the donor bank: Fisher was a perfect match for someone who desperately needed her marrow. Would she do it? Fisher was 39, married now, with a 5-year-old son. She didn’t hesitate. "You know there’s no other hope when you give bone marrow," she says."After several years of wanting to meet, they did!
01 August 2010
Organ Donations ~ Priceless Gifts of Time...
Great piece by Bella English in the Globe, The Timeless Gift of Time, about Janet Fisher's donation of blood marrow to -- originally anonymously -- now 10-year-old Lindsey Kimball of Ayer, MA...
Posted by Joost Bonsen at 00:34
Labels: Boston, Health, Hero, Inspiration, Kids
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