June 28, 2008

I got this a little late. From the Press-Telegram:
[Krissy] Kobata's rare condition is compounded by the lack of a bone-marrow match, which doctors say is now an urgent need. Kobata's family is of mixed heritage - Japanese and Caucasian - which has made it more difficult for her to find a donor match. Kobata's brother, her only sibling, is not a match.

Kobata's family and the Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches, an affiliate of the National Marrow Donor Program, have arranged for bone-marrow drives in Los Angeles County, including Long Beach.

The only drive that hasn't passed a yet is this one:
Southeast Japanese School and Cultural Center, 14615 Gridley Road, Norwalk; July 26, 3 to 8 p.m., and July 27, 2to 6 p.m.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

FYI... The correct street name for the SEJS is Gridley Road in Norwalk.

July 8, 2008 11:07 PM  
Blogger Tamu said...

Thank you. I will make the change right away

July 8, 2008 11:13 PM  
Anonymous Lindsey Nomura said...

I'm Krissy's cousin and I'm working on her website which you can find here: http://www.teamkrissy.com

Please check it out and learn how you can help save Krissy's life! Thank You!

August 30, 2008 6:28 PM  

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