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November 22, 2013

Drive to honor woman in need of bone marrow transplant

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“It’s just been such a hard thing,” Vecchi said. “She’s doing an amazing job trying to stay positive. She continually wants to try to help people. She’s still trying to help and give back.”

If you go

What: Bone marrow registry drive

When: Tomorrow, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Latitude Sports Club, 191 Elm St., Salisbury

Who’s eligible: Adults between the ages of 18 and 44 who meet the health guidelines

The process: It takes about 15 minutes to register. Participants will be informed of the donation procedure, fill out a consent form and have a cheek swab.

More information: www.bethematch.org

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