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Shot Putter Donates Bone Marow To A Stranger

Apr 23, 2013
Originally published on April 23, 2013 1:05 pm



Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Many people sacrifice for loved ones, but consider what Cameron Lyle is doing for a stranger. His track and field team at the University of New Hampshire encouraged players to join a bone marrow registry. Mr. Lyle found he was a match for a leukemia patient he'd never met. And he's donating, even though it means he must give up the rest of his senior season. The shot put thrower will be in recovery, told not to lift anything over 20 pounds. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.