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Boy donates bone marrow TWICE to cure his twin brothers suffering from sickle-cell anemia
Daily Mail UK ^

Posted on 09/11/2013 1:40:12 AM PDT by jodyel

‘I prayed and prayed it would be me,’ said Jonathan Buchanan, 15, from Chandler, Arizona.

He is reminiscing the day doctors tested him to see whether his bone marrow was compatible with that of his twin brothers, Jordan and Josh Buchanan, 16.

The identical twins have sickle-cell anemia, a hereditary disease that affects the red blood cells, and have been suffering through a life of pain every day since they were born.

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Love it!! This is what life is all about.

Beautiful kids too!

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1 posted on 09/11/2013 1:40:12 AM PDT by jodyel
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Wonderful storyl I wish them good health and the best of luck.


2 posted on 09/11/2013 3:17:39 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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