Immediately my mom brain raced through the usual suspects: Whatever the inspiration for her urgent need to talk to me in the middle of the night was, I knew I had to remain calm to keep her from freaking out any worse than she already was. I sat up quietly. Instead of answering me, she handed me her iPhone. I braced myself for the awful bullying text or threats or even naked photos I worried were awaiting my eyes, but instead, I found myself looking down at a webpage with some formal-sounding legalese scrolling across it.
year-old TX girl needs marrow transplant - KXXV Central Texas News Now
Thousands of patients with blood cancer, like leukemia, or other diseases, need a marrow transplant to survive. About 70 percent of patients needing a transplant do not have a matching donor in their family. We first told you about Emi Ballard back in when her parents adopted her from Belize. Emi has a rare genetic disorder called DOCK8 or immunodeficiency syndrome that attacks her immune system. Emi is one of about 14, people searching for a donor to be a match for a marrow transplant. The organization has registered nearly 30, donors since