An Ordinary Guy Who Did An Extraordinary Thing

Would you help a stranger in need of a bone marrow transplant? Heinz did exactly that when he was identified as a genetic match to eight-year-old Simone, who needed a bone marrow transplant to help treat her aggressive leukemia.

Amgen, in partnership with Be The Match, arranged for the two to meet face-to-face for the first time. Watch as the emotional meeting takes place.

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