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Good Sports: Will You "Marrow" Her? Yes!

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
May 2014
Good Sports: Will You "Marrow" Her? Yes!

When someone needs a bone marrow transplant, finding a match isn’t easy. It certainly helps when scores of their online friends and others are willing to spread the word and register as potential donors. But even then, they need a lot of luck. That’s why 24-year-old Moneet “Money” Mann, an Indo-Canadian student diagnosed with leukemia, was ecstatic when a campaign to find a match for her called “Will you marrow me?” was successful.

“Today marks the HAPPIEST DAY of my life, all because someone in this world is a MATCH!” the Ontario woman wrote on her Facebook page.

Her message to her donor was even more poignant: “Thank you so much. I don’t know where in this world you are, but when the day comes that I can contact you, I will travel near or far to show you just how much happiness you have brought into my life.”

Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge. [Comments? Contributions? Please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips, and more.]

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