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11-month-old leukemia patient undergoes successful bone marrow transplant

Hadley Mercer Hadley Mercer

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A little girl who was in need of a bone marrow transplant is recovering after a successful surgery.

Hadley Mercer, who suffers from acute myeloid Leukemia, underwent a bone marrow transplant Tuesday evening in a Cincinnati hospital.

[PREVIOUS STORY: You could help 8-month-old Louisville girl with life saving test]

Hadley's parents, Ashlie and Brad Mercer said the procedure lasted about five hours and the infusion of new cells went great.

[PREVIOUS STORY: Community gathered for bone marrow drive to help young girl]

Wednesday the Mercers said little Hadley woke up happy and smiling.

The family said they want to thank the community for their support and that they are grateful for Hadley's bone marrow donor.

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