Firefighter Saves Woman's Life With Bone Marrow Donation

Pennsylvania woman meets the New York fireman who helped her beat cancer.
3:00 | 03/01/13

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Beautiful moment right -- this is 23 year old recipient insular group for the first time meeting 29 year old firefighter Doug she is who saved her life. They have a long history with him in new York -- Angela in Pennsylvania first he gave her bone marrow in 2008 then after a relapse in 2011. She needed stem cells from him. He saved my mind a 100%. Yes twice yes nice she is injured the beat the match registry as he -- the fire department and he said they all -- -- healthy dose of pressure. To donate -- instructors. Do you need fire academy we're very inspirational. He explained didn't wait for months to see if he and -- were a perfect match and we -- was on our. But -- wasn't the only story here firefighter Cody baker had stayed in touch with the -- he donated marrow to Rick smalley from taxes. And Mary DiMaggio of Maryland invited a firefighter who saved his life Scott and a Sally to be in his wedding. A few years back. Angela tells me it is surreal to remember how sick she wants. It's like employers. So much and when you turn so wrong. I would be in a house for weeks at a time. That is just unbelievable -- I'm just glad I was able to make a difference if they tell me they're gonna try their best to stay in shots no one of the firefighters told me he said he -- when -- -- up for this job. Then he would probably someday save the lives of strangers thing is he always thought that it would involve latter's and trucks and fire. But this. This is okay to. In Brooklyn and right now on the upper west side Michelle Charles -- channel seven Eyewitness News.

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