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Episode Twelve: Bone Marrow Donation

Episode Twelve: Bone Marrow Donation

Download Episode Twelve to your computer or preferred device (mp3, 11.5 MB)
13 minutes. Originally aired on November 9, 2010.
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In this episode, Jack Heath talks with Idalina Williams, transplant nurse coordinator, and Kevin, a bone marrow donor, about the experience of donating bone marrow. Kevin, an avid New York Yankees fan, donated his bone marrow to Gerry, a Boston Red Sox fan. Kevin and Gerry were recently able to meet one another—at a Red Sox/Yankees game in Boston. Kevin shares his story.

This episode is a followup to Episode One: Blood Marrow Transplant.