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UWSP student's donation saves a life

12:31 PM, May 8, 2014
Dillon Huth, a senior athletic training student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, was awarded the 2014 College of Professional Studies Heroes Award for donating bone marrow to a stranger through the Be The Match Foundation.
Dillon Huth, a senior athletic training student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, was awarded the 2014 College of Professional Studies Heroes Award for donating bone marrow to a stranger through the Be The Match Foundation.
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How do you save the life of a person you have never met?

Dillon Huth, a senior athletic training student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, did just that by donating bone marrow to a stranger through the Be The Match Foundation.

Each year, thousands are diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancers, such as leukemia. They need a marrow transplant to survive but lack a matching family marrow donor. When UWSP's Sports Medicine Club held a Be The Match Foundation bone marrow drive in the spring of 2013, Huth registered to be a potential match. When one was found, he agreed to donate. ...

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