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January 23, 2014

Finding her match

Andover mother seeking stem cell transplant for daughter

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There will be another drive on Saturday, Feb. 1, in Andover, which will last for four hours.

“We are already preparing for that drive, which will be longer and allow us to take more potential donors,” Habeeb said.

IF YOU GO

WHAT: “Be The Match” Bone Marrow Registry Drive, on behalf of Cathy Habeeb Sheehan, daughter of Andover resident Tina Habeeb.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Minuteman Park in the Brickstone Properties, off River Road, Andover

WHY: To give a mouth swab and see if you could be a bone marrow or stem cell match for someone with leukemia. The entire process takes just 15 minutes.

HOW: Visit www.bethematch.org or contact Leigh Sullivan with the organization at 617-632-5694.

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