An age gap between donor and recipient is not unusual. But rarely do we have a 55-year-old donate to a 35-year-old!
Sharon Steiff was my eighth grade English teacher at Maimonides School in Brookline, MA. She was diagnosed with leukemia during my sophomore year of high school and passed away in January of my junior year after being unable to find a match for a bone marrow transplant.
Over a decade ago, Marshal Davis, now 31, was a fencer and an aspiring lawyer attending the University of Florida. Two years ago he received a life-altering call from Gift of Life: he was a match for a 5 year old boy.
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