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Community Responds to 5-year-old's Blood Transfusion Need
Blood Type Match is Found After Family Posts Facebook Plea
ANCHORAGE--- 5-year-old Jordynn Palombia received a much need B negative blood transfusion, after the community responded to a plea for help. Palombia's 21-year-old mother, Desire Sherburne, says her daughter has Sickle Cell Disease, passed on from parents to children though their genes.
Local radio station KWHL also put the call out. After that, Sherburne says the help poured in and a match was found for her daughter.