A little boy from Tipton has today had a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Gaurav Bains had a potentially fatal blood condition. Today he had the vital replacement cells infused into his body and so far has reacted well.
But the next 100 days will be critical as his body could still reject the cells.
Once the cells begin to reproduce in his body, his blood type will change and become the same as his donor.
Hundreds of people from across the Midlands attended donor recruitment events to try and find a match as there's a shortage of Asian donors.
More top news
A man convicted of preparing to commit acts of terror has today pleaded guilty to possessing a hand-written bomb making recipe in prison.
A man who punctured his dog’s heart after stabbing him twice in the chest, then dumping the body in a wheelie bin, has been jailed.
Divers have spent two days searching the lake at Delapre Abbey and the articles found will now undergo forensic assessment.