WEST ORANGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A local high school teacher is not only helping make a difference in our area - but also around the world.
Michael Smircich is a biology teacher at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange.
In 2016, Smircich's mother says her son donated bone marrow twice to a child in Germany that needed help.
Unfortunately the boy passed away, but his family from Germany sent Mr. Smircich a letter, thanking him for giving their son another nine months to live.
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Be Kind: NJ teacher donates bone marrow twice to child in Germany