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T-shirt: 'Blood Donors, Give Me Life'
Monday blood drive to benefit 7-month-old
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With big blue eyes and a cute smile, one would not know by looking that seven-month-old baby Irelynn Rose has a critical disease. Known as "Diamond Blackfan Anemia," the disease requires Irelynn to have bone marrow transfusions at least once a month, said her mother, Melissa Rose. According to Internet website, Diamond Blackfan Anemia" is a rare blood disorder, characterized by a failure of the bone marrow ... to produce red blood cells."
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