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Posted on July 21, 2009 by Gina
I am so sick and tired of people saying how "PAINFUL" bone marrow donation is while they have NO first hand or even second hand experience with it.  The media has done a horrific job of scaring us to death.  How can WE possible effect the incorrect media coverage regarding the PAIN??
 
Watch this clip from the movie "Seven Pounds" which portrays absolutely FALSE information as to how one donates their marrow. 
 
FYI, all donors who have the privilege of donating marrow are sedated and all have very little or no discomfort following the procedure. All say they feel like they had a hard workout in the following days, a little sore and achy, gladly feeling this way knowing they saved a life!!
Posted on July 21, 2009 by Gina
If you haven't taken the time to view this yet, find out why this website exist by listening to Evan's Mom and Sister share his family's journey.  And then pass it on to a friend.  We are calling each and every human being to action to recycle their bodies and give hope to patients in need.
 
Did you realize that the human body possesses vital resources that can save lives?  Most do not and that is the mission of the Be A Hero Become A Donor foundation....to provide education, awareness and opportunities to share those vital resources that cannot be made, and can only come from another human being.
 
Help us spread awareness and start recycling your body by donating blood and your baby's cord blood, and committing to the Be The Match Marrow and Donate Life Registries.
 
Go to "How to Get Involved" page to find out how.
 
 
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