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Talking with Seun Adebiyi and Dr. Tedd Collins

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My only chance for survival is to have a stem cell transplant. I am doing bone marrow drives in the U.S. However, it is likely that this will not be of great benefit since the pool of potential donors that will match me is very small in the U.S. Become My Hero, on the other hand, plans to use my fairly identifiable genetic heritage to find a donor among the hundreds of thousands of Nigerians that have the same Yoruba heritage that I have. We plan to do bone marrow and cord blood donor drives in the parts of Nigeria where people of my ethnic group live and where people with a genetic makeup similar to mine should be found. The stem cells will be collected from the donors and flown back to the States for my transplant. I desperately need your help to get a second chance at life and achieve my Olympic dreams. Go for the Gold and help me raise the money and notoriety that will make my drives a success.

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