Siblings Arrive from Ethiopia to Try and Save Brother's Life
May 03, 2014
When 13-year-old Behaylu Barry developed a life-threatening blood disorder, the
diagnosis sparked a mission that reunited Behaylu with a brother and sister and
linked his world in small-town New Hampshire with the remote Ethiopian village
he left behind when his impoverished parents put him up for adoption, The
Boston Globe reports. Behaylu’s African siblings turned out to be matches for
the stem cell transplant that offers him the best chance of being cured.
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