From the New York Daily News
This bank of golden spirit is the national bone marrow donor registry, the electronic repository for 7 million people ready to help save a life should they happen to be a match.
Among the 6,000 in dire need of a transplant is 6-year-old Jasmina Anema of Manhattan.
She was diagnosed with a deadly form of leukemia in January, a time when the whole city feared Wall Street greed had left us on the brink of ruin.
Wealth of another kind materialized in the form of 7,000 people inspired by her story to get swabbed and tested as a possible match.
Those samples became part of the national database, and from out of that came two promising matches.
The next step is medical screening and then, hopefully, a transplant.