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Sikeston man is one in a million

Monday, November 7, 2011

Wessling called on to be bone marrow donor

jillb@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON - Like all parents Ginger and Gale Wessling believe their son is special. Now they know for a fact: Landon Wessling is one in eight million.

Wessling was recently called on to be a bone marrow donor. Doctors searching the world found the 33-year-old former Sikeston resident was a perfect match for a 19-year-old girl from Spain with leukemia.

The odds for the match, doctors said, is one in eight million.

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