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Emmarie Truman – video

"This tube is connect directly to my heart. ...Now, all I want is to be healthy. The healthier I am, the more chances I will have in life," Emmarie Truman said. Truman's sister Erin is donating potentially lifesaving bone marrow to Emmarie as a Christmas gift. "With all the pain she has had to endure, anything I can do is nothing compared to what she has been through. I just want her to be healthy now,"said Erin Truman.

“This tube is connect directly to my heart. …Now, all I want is to be healthy. The healthier I am, the more chances I will have in life,” Emmarie Truman said. Truman’s sister Erin is donating potentially lifesaving bone marrow to Emmarie as a Christmas gift. “With all the pain she has had to endure, anything I can do is nothing compared to what she has been through. I just want her to be healthy now,”said Erin Truman.

I recently had the opportunity to tell Emmarie’s story along with a freelance reporter Jake May. She and her family have a great story to tell and I look forward to following through with the rest of it.

Added at 6:10 pm on December 30, 2009, by . Filed under Feature, Jackson Citizen Patriot, News, photo, slideshow, Video