A six year old boy is relying on a total
stranger to save his life, Aidan Peterson has been battling Leukemia since he
was a baby.
Saturday family, friends and members of the
community signed up as bone marrow donors, hoping to be a match.
Delete Blood Cancer officials says that only
four out of 10 patients are able to find a match and receive a transplant,
they're hoping Aidan's condition with raise awareness to the need for
Aidan's grandmother calls the event
one of the most important days of the year.
"It means everything
to me personally, I'm his grandmother. Its been pretty heart wrenching, I have
up days and down days but usually a conversation or visit with him will pick me
back up again, he's a very strong person," said Cindy Turner, Aidain's
Aiden is being treated at a hospital in Dallas.
The registration event
ended this afternoon but you can become a donor online.
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