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Dying wish of leukaemia sufferer to boost donor numbers

When Kevin Kararwa was diagnosed with leukaemia, he had a lower chance of survival than most purely because of his East African background.

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He needed a bone marrow donor and the chances of finding a match were about one in 100 thousand. A 50 per cent matched donation from his brother failed, and now he's been told he has weeks - maybe only days - to live.

James Banks has been hearing from his mother how boosting donor numbers is Kevin's dying wish.

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