In my new role as a grateful recipient of a kind stranger's stem cells, I want to help publicize a post over at angryasianman.com reminding us that there are not enough Asian-Americans, South Asians, Pacific Islanders and people of mixed race on the national bone marrow registry. Click to read about 4-month old Elyse Yu, and about Vinay, an Indian American both of whom need a BMT donor very soon.
Here is the link:
Angry Asian Man
And here is Elyse:
Sign up, Asian or not. They'll send you an envelope with a big Q-tip to swab your cheek. Mail it back and you're registered. It's that easy. And who knows? Someday you might save a life, just like some nice lady who I'm sure was really otherwise very busy has saved mine.