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Looking for the perfect match

School hosts marrow donor drive for woman with leukemia

Margo Osimo, 39, of Uxbridge, is need of a bone marrow transplant after being diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia last month. A bone marrow registry drive was held to benefit her last weekend at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School. (click for larger version)
March 25, 2012
CHARLTON — This past St. Patrick's Day, Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School Student Council advisor Dina Lepage was hoping the luck of the Irish was on her side.

Lepage and the Student Council held a bone marrow registry drive at the school Saturday, March 17, hoping to find a match for Lepage's sister, Margo Osimo of Uxbridge. Osimo is one of 10,000 men, women and children currently searching the National Marrow Donor Program's Be the Match registry with the hope of finding a transplant.

For more on this story, please see tomorrow's Southbridge Evening News.

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