Other Stories
XLP Stories

Other Stories


The Hinton Family

The Hinton Family   27 Jul 2001

A little boy's major miracle To look at Grant Hinton is to see a beautiful boy who survived to be in this world when his family against all odds found the answers needed to save him. He is the son…

La Rue family

La Rue family   13 Apr 2001

UCLA physicians announced today that three young boys - each born with a defective immune system like the "boy in the bubble" - underwent umbilical-cord blood transplants from unrelated donors, and two years later, are seemingly cured of their immunodeficiencies. …


A list of other XLP related stories from around the web:

Jacob Martinez's story

Jacob Martinez's story

For Jacob Martinez, blood and platelet transfusions are part of daily life. So is confinement to a tiny room sealed off from the contaminates of the outside world.
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_11367027

Cancer survivor's surprise is 'beyond belief'

Cancer survivor's surprise is 'beyond belief'

INDEPENDENCE - Earning a black belt in taekwondo didn't make Adam Steele a warrior.
http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/districtNewsArticle.aspx?artID=1456

Joe Spitzzeri's story

Joe Spitzzeri's story

Joe Spitzzeri, Jr. walks to the mound to throw out the first pitch Thursday before Kaneland's Western Sun Conference game against Sycamore. Spitzzeri is being treated for a rare genetic disorder.
http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=187947

Church appeal for sick Muslim boy

Church appeal for sick Muslim boy

A church is appealing for mixed-race bone marrow donors on behalf of a young Muslim boy diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening genetic disorder.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/3534970.stm

Jordan DeBalli

Jordan DeBalli

Annual blood donation session to honour the memory of Jordan DeBalli.
http://articles.dailyamerican.com/2008-05-10/news/26320722_1_blood-drive-blood-donors-platelets