Shot Putter Donates Bone Marow To A Stranger
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
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.
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