Shannon's chances of beating this horrible disease will greatly increase with a bone marrow transplant. African American's have a particularly hard time finding a match, as they make up less than seven percent of the national registry (according to DKMS, the largest bone marrow donor center).
Want to help? Here's how. Register to find out if you are a donor match for Shannon or someone like her. CLICK HERE to read about how you can receive a simple registration kit with DKMS through the mail.