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April 4, 2012

Malta man volunteered as donor to help a friend; but now he’s helping a stranger

Malta resident Derek Davis, 27, signed up for the bone marrow transplant registry several years ago hoping to beat the odds and save the life of his friend.

This morning he entered a hospital in Berkeley, Ca., hoping to save the life of a complete stranger.

After having received five injections over as many days to prepare him for the harvesting of his white blood cells, Davis was scheduled to undergo the six-hour procedure this morning at 8 a.m.

If all goes well, he will be...


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