Toledo firefighter finds bone marrow donor - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Toledo firefighter finds bone marrow donor

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Veteran firefighter Darryl Murphy's future all depended on a doctor's appointment Thursday.

It was there that he would find out whether a match for a bone marrow donor had been found, or if he would have to undergo more chemotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia. 

AML is curable with a bone marrow transplant. 

At that Thursday doctor's appointment, Murphy and his family found out that a match had been found. 

A relative of Murphy's was a complete match and will donate bone marrow to Darryl.

The benefit for the Murphy family will still be held June 22.

A fish fry at Strawberry Acres Pavilion will help the family with hospital costs.

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