March 31, 2008

Now, more than a year after his death in January 2007, Emily Greenberg is about to honor the pledge she made to her younger brother. On April 26, a bone-marrow drive will take place at the Norris Homes Community Center, at 1915 N. 11th St., where the need for donors is as great as the fear.

When an African American gets leukemia, he or she is more than nine times more likely to die than a Caucasian because of a shortage of genetic matches for bone marrow.

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