Metroplex residents showed up in Lancaster on Saturday for a
bone marrow drive through an organization called Be The Match. This effort is to find a match for a young
man who needs a transplant. 20 year old
William Purdom is battling Leukemia and is being treated at Parkland Hospital. Saturday's drive was held at Portal Comics in
"This is something no parent should ever go through," William's
mother, Amy DeLaisse, said. "I think every parent should get on this
registry because you never know if you're going to be the one to save William
or somebody else like him."
For more information on how to become a bone marrow donor,
go to BeTheMatch.org.
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