Rare donor found for boy, 2

A bone marrow match has been found for a two-year-old boy who inspired a 1,200 per cent increase in the number of Asian donors.

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Parents' joy after donor is found for two-year-old

The parents of Gaurav Bains have described their joy after a bone marrow match was found for the two-year-old.

A public appeal by Gaurav's parents, Sunny and Gurpit, prompted a huge increase in the number of donors coming forward.

Gaurav Bains is set to undergo potentially life-saving transplant next month after a donor was found Credit: PA Wire

Guarav's father, Sunny, said he could not believe it when he heard the news: "When we were told that there was a matching donor, we just couldn't believe it.

"Our feelings towards Gaurav's donor are overwhelming because that person is giving Gaurav such an important gift. If I could, I would go to meet Gaurav's donor right now and give them the biggest hug in the world."

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