Adult Stem Cell Awareness

June 22, 2009

Leukemia Patient Benefits from Donated Stem Cells, Meets Donor

Filed under: adult stem cell awareness,alternative sources — chelseaz @ 2:43 pm

What a wonderful story!

Sheila Kepic, 47, wakes up and breathes in another day now because (Lisa) Guilloty donated stem cells to the Lorain County leukemia patient in 2007. They’re “cell mates” now, joked Kepic. Bound together by DNA.

On Sunday, Kepic’s friends and family celebrated this “match made in heaven” with a party at the Amvets Post 55 in Sheffield Lake. Guilloty received a hero’s welcome after flying in from Seattle with her husband and daughter.

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