Alex Fishburn and Grant Vietor met for the first time today but Fishburn saved Vietor's life a year ago. (credit: CBS)

Bone Marrow Donor, Recipient Meet For 1st Time

A bone marrow donor who lives in California, had an emotional meeting Wednesday with the man he gave the gift of life to.


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After 20 Years, Widow Meets Man With Husband’s Heart

A mother and son flew from Arizona to Newport Beach Wednesday to meet a 74-year-old man whose life they helped save 20 years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2012

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A Message From Bean: ‘The Most Thankfullest Thanksgiving Ever’

For the last two weeks, as my kidney donor surgery date was approaching, I kept my eye on Thanksgiving. Whenever “this is difficult” or “this is painful” or “this is scary” crossed my mind I always chased it with, “Yeah, but it will all be over soon and you’ll be home by Thanksgiving.”

106.7 KROQ–11/21/2012

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El Monte Girl, 19, Desperately Needs Bone Marrow Transplant

A 19-year-old El Monte girl has leukemia.


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Villaraigosa Donor Faces $180K Fine Over Money Laundering Allegations

A key city panel is expected to rule Tuesday on whether a businessman made illegal donations to help re-elect Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/11/2011

How To Sign Up To Be A Blood Marrow Donor

A bone marrow drive was held Sunday at Saint Luke’s Catholic Church in Temple City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2011


Suit Challenges Ban On Paying Bone Marrow Donors

A nonprofit organization that wants to offer money to people with rare bone marrow cell types is challenging a federal law that makes compensating such donors a crime.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/15/2011

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Retiree Gives $10 Bills To Skid Row Homeless In LA

Skid Row’s own Santa Claus has made his annual visit — handing out $10 bills to thousands of destitute people who queued up for several hours to receive the gift.


Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca

Sheriff Baca Denies Role In Donor Dispute

L.A County Sheriff Lee Baca says he has no involvement in an investigation he allegedly ordered against a tenant of one of his influential supporters.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/25/2010