Family holds blood drives for 2-year-old with rare disorder

December 29, 2014 2:11 PM

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Family holds blood drives for 2-year-old with rare disorder

Peyton Williams turned 2 on Sunday, and, due to a rare blood disorder, has already received 15 blood transfusions. Now, her family is paying it forward by organizing blood drives in their community, MyFoxDetroit.com reported.

Williams has Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA), a disorder that prevents bone marrow from producing red blood cells, resulting in severe anemia. About 800 people in the world have the disorder, which has no cure.

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