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Community gathered for bone marrow drive to help young girl

Hadley Mercer, an 8-month-old girl in need of a bone marrow transplant, was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Hadley Mercer, an 8-month-old girl in need of a bone marrow transplant, was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.
A long line of people showed up at Holy Trinity in St. Matthews with the hope of being a match. A long line of people showed up at Holy Trinity in St. Matthews with the hope of being a match.
Warm hearts filled the halls of Holy Trinity Sunday to bring hope to a little girl. Warm hearts filled the halls of Holy Trinity Sunday to bring hope to a little girl.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Warm hearts filled the halls of Holy Trinity Sunday to bring hope to a little girl.

WAVE 3 brought you the story of Hadley Mercer, an 8-month-old girl in need of a bone marrow transplant. Hadley was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

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A long line of people showed up at Holy Trinity in St. Matthews with the hope of being a match. So many people wanted to help that the event ran out of 1,400 swabs to do the testing!

It's not too late to help, however. Hadley's family is asking you to visit bethematch.org for more information.

Interested in what it takes to be a bone marrow donor? Find out more about the process.

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