Tag Archives: bone marrow

Remembering Asian American Veterans: Drew Pham

I stumbled upon Drew Pham’s story when posting a storycorp session about my mother.  This particular story was a moving.https://thenib.com/i-trained-to-fight-the-enemyhttp://www.npr.org/2014/03/29/295329503/never-truly-over-discussing-deployment-a-challenge-of-its-own  I stumbled across Drew Pham’s story when posting a story on StoryCorps about my mother.  My father was a Navy … Continue reading

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Baylor Frederickson and how some Asian Ethnic Groups have Extra Difficulty Finding Bone Marrow Matches

7 year old Baylor Frederickson needs a bone marrow transplant.   If he was purely from one Asian group, it would be hard enough, but since one of his parents is not Asian, it’s even more difficult to find a match.  … Continue reading

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National Minority Donor Awareness Week (August 1-7)

I had no idea that August 1 through August 7 is National Minority Donor Awareness Week until a friend of mine posted the above video which featured a friend of hers.  We have done many stories at 8asians on the … Continue reading

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Finding a Stem Cell Donor for Steven: OneMatch.ca

A couple of weekends ago, I was hanging out with a couple of the DJs from the SRADIOCLUB at Toronto’s Night it Up. Because the weather was a tad chilly, we went inside where we were approached by Ashley Nguyen, … Continue reading

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