To learn more about Joe Leone and follow his treatment, go to: www.joeysjourney-thebattleagainstaplasticanemia.org
Two bone marrow drives have been scheduled for Joe Leone:
St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Catholic Church
17500 S. 84th Ave
Tinley Park, IL
7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, January 14th
Summit Hill Jr. High
7260 W North Ave
3:30 - 8:30 pm
**at this drive people can donate blood, too
To join the national bone marrow registry, go to:
Be the match! How a simple cheek swab may help save a life.
Joe Leone, 13 year old boy, football player. Full of life. Then, Thanksgiving Day.
Joe Leone: "I was just tired, and I just didn't feel my normal self."
Within three days, Joe had a rash, a bloody nose and ended up in the hospital. The diagnosis ... aplastic anemia.
Joe Leone: "I didn't know what it was at first, but I knew the doctors face and I knew it wasn't good."