New Yorkers Rush To Aid Track Star Ahtyana Johnson, Who Needs A Bone Marrow Transplant

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AHTYANA JOHNSON

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New York — Nearly 200 New Yorkers turned up Saturday to see if they could help a teenage track star win a race for her life against a fatal blood disorder.

Ahtyana Johnson, a 17-year-old Cardozo High School senior, is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant, but a match can be extremely hard to find.

That’s why volunteers held a donor drive at Majority Baptist Church in Jamaica, Queens, where concerned citizens had their cheeks swabbed for tissue samples to see if they could be Johnson’s genetic savior.

Read  more at NYDailyNews

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