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Growing up with DBA: Hallie Barnard and her heroes

Hallie Barnard, a young, lively 7-year-old student at Denton’s W.S. Ryan Elementary school, loves to draw, play with her dogs and siblings and wants to be the first female president.She is also anxiously awaiting a blood donor match for a bone marrow transplant. Hallie has a rare blood disorder called Diamond-Blackfan anemia, a condition in which the body lacks enough healthy red blood cells, leaving those affected more prone to sickness and cancer.“There’s no rules in my room!” she shouted whil

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Cancer Awareness Week encourages bone marrow transplants, donations

    Cancer Awareness Week encourages bone marrow transplants, donations

Harrison Long / Staff Writer In early 2007, at the tender age of 12, Dasjaevian Davis received some life-changing news. His sister, two years younger, had leukemia. “It was shocking,”

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