FDNY firefighter meets Iraq War vet he helped save through bone marrow transplant

March 4, 2015 6:38 PM

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FDNY firefighter meets Iraq War vet he helped save through bone marrow transplant

An FDNY firefighter met the Iraq War veteran he helped save through a bone marrow donation for the first time Wednesday at a special reception held in Brooklyn, New York, the NY Daily News reported.

In 2013, Michael McCauley learned he was one of three matches for a leukemia patient in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant, the newspaper reported. McCauley, now 26, was found to be the best donor out of the potential three. The patient was 33-year-old Aaron Faulkner, a former Marine and f...

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