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Sickle cell warrior: Genesis story

Genesis flexing in hospital bed

Most 20-year-olds are navigating the ups and downs of young adulthood but at that age, Genesis was facing so much more. After battling sickle cell disease and suffering a silent stroke at the age of eight, Genesis began to search for a matching donor on the registry. She spent over 10 years waiting to find an unrelated donor on the Be The Match Registry® with no success.


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