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ROBERT PLANT: Assists in the Gift of Life

ROBERT PLANT: Assists in the Gift of Life
Posted March 14th, 2014 @ 9:11am

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On Robert Plant's 2013 tour with his Sensational Space Shifters, he allowed the Love Hope Strength foundation to screen for potential marrow donors as they entered the show, and, as it turns out, one of his shows produced a matching donor.

Plant says, “Knowing that each one of our gigs has the potential to save lives is very humbling. Love Hope Strength is doing a great job out there in educating and raising awareness for this type of cancer. More people need to realize how simple and painless it is to get on the register and help save a life.“

Registration amounts to a simple cheek swab and the completion of a consent form. Thousands of patients with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases depend on finding matching donors who can help save their lives.

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