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The Perfect Match


Last updated 3/27/2019 at 1:43pm

By Army National Guard Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida, Colorado National Guard Public Affairs

Each day, thousands of people across America are in need of bone marrow transplants. Registering as a marrow donor is as simple as getting a cheek swab, and may enable you to give someone the most precious gift of all – the gift of life.

In 2011, Colorado Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Macias, while deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom, read a letter from home.

Esmeralda Delarosa told Macias about her family, her husband of 40 years and how he worked for a phone company. She wrote about he...

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