. Finally, our persons of the week. The story of a little boy and the college student that never met until this week. But already, a bond unbreakable. His beautiful rosy cheeks. Little James straits... See More
. Finally, our persons of the week. The story of a little boy and the college student that never met until this week. But already, a bond unbreakable. His beautiful rosy cheeks. Little James straits from Houston, Texas. At 19 months old, diagnosed with acute leukemia. Even for a strong little Batman, they're told a bone marrow transplant would be his only hope for a cure. A trooper the whole way, doctors searching, and through the gift of life registry, a match. A young woman from San Francisco, now a student at Boston college. And when she hears she's a match, she begins a journal. I cannot imagine walking around the rest of my life knowing that I now have a "Little brother." I want to meet him so terribly much. Reporter: At first, she knew so little. He has already come to mean so much to me even though we've never met. A 2-year-old boy. That's all they have told me. Reporter: Little James had the bone marrow transplant nearly a year and a half ago now, and this week, at the Boston 5k walk for life, 22-year-old Kayla waiting to meet him. There he was, two families, now one. While she has a lot to learn about his sense of humor, she already knows he's a fighter. Running that extra lap. James, now 4, in complete remission. And it turns out Kayla is not alone. Michelle donated too and helped save ava. And lance, whose donation helped save little Kate. Tonight, the be the match foundation and gift of life reminding us that young people their marrow donations often offer the greatest chance at success. Which is why James is still smiling tonight. And so are we. And so we choose everyone who donates to help save a life.
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