By Life Site News. A California mother of three facing leukemia while expecting twins received news last week that may save her life after tens of thousands stepped up to potentially donate bone marrow.
Susie Rabaca was praying for a perfect match so she could stay alive for her kids. She is due December 6 with her twins and needs a bone marrow transplant to save her life. . .
In a Facebook post Thursday, the pregnant mom said:
“With tears running down my face and my heart full of hope I want to say THANK YOU LORD! And thank you from the bottom of my heart to every single person that has said even 1 prayer for me and my family! Thank you to my family, friends, people around the country that I don’t even know that have shown support and especially that have signed up for BE THE MATCH!!!!! Journey isn’t over but a huge step forward!!! Thankful for you all lots of love! Keep Praying thank you!!!!”
(Read more from “Pregnant with Twins and Facing Leukemia, This Mother Just Found a Bone Marrow Match” HERE)
Pregnant Mom with Cancer Makes Plea for Help, Finds ‘Perfect Match’
By Fox 61. A pregnant mother who has leukemia has finally found help after her story went viral, WCVB reports.
Last week, Julie Korinke, of the registry Be The Match, which helps transplant patients, said even though 30 million people were on the worldwide registry, none were a match for the mother, Susie Rabaca. . .
Around 40,000 people signed up to donate within days of the Southern California woman’s story airing Nov. 22, and she found the bone marrow donor she needed, the news station reported.
The nonprofit says it helps around 6,100 transplant patients each year. (Read more from “Pregnant Mom with Cancer Makes Plea for Help, Finds ‘Perfect Match’” HERE)