Brother and sister from NJ battling rare disorder need bone marrow transplant

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Michelle Charlesworth has the story. (WABC)

A brother and sister from New Jersey need a bone marrow transplant to fight a rare genetic blood disorder.

6-year-old Brandon and 3-year-old Brianna Williams have Fanconi anemia.

The chance of one of them being born with it is 1 out of 160,000. The chance they would both have it is extremely unusual.

They are asking for your help. You can come get a 60-second cheek swab to see if you are a bone marrow match in Piscataway at:

LIGHTBRIDGE ACADEMY
600 Roosevelt Avenue
Piscataway, NJ
Wednesday, Feb. 25
3:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Or go to BeTheMatch.org

Also, you can donate to them at www.youcaring.com/bowandarrowbabies

Or order a t-shirt at:
cottonbureau.com/products/bow-and-arrow

"Bow and arrow" is how the kids mispronounced or misheard "bone marrow"!
Also you can follow their mother's blog at: Bowandarrowbabies.tumblr.com

Related Topics:
healthchildren's healthbone marrowbe the matchPiscataway
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