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Yahoo! News / by Lauren Adams

January 27 2014

 Lauren Adams reported the story of8-month-old Hadley Mercer in this video segment, which originally aired onWKLY-TV in Louisville, KY. Hadley was recently diagnosed with leukemia and,when no matching bone marrow donor was found among her immediate family andfriends, thousands in the community stepped up in hopes of being a match. Anoverwhelming number of community members showed up to a recent bone marrowdonor registry drive for Hadley. In fact, after only three hours, organizers usedall of the 1,500 testing kits available on site and began registering peopleonline. The story directed viewers interested in joining the Be The Match Registryto BeTheMatch.org