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Young Thalassemia Survivor meets German Lifesaver, Emotions Run High” on behalf of DKMS-BMST Foundation India

Young Thalassemia Survivor meets German Lifesaver, Emotions Run High” on behalf of DKMS-BMST Foundation India

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Roman travelled all the way from Germany to meet Chirag on World Thalassemia Day   Bangalore, May 08, 2024:PHOTOS BY PK ANANTH KUMAR In a heart-warming moment, 17-year-old Chirag, a thalassemia survivor from India, finally met the man who gave him a second chance at life – his stem cell donor, Roman Simnizki from Germany. Chirag battled thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder that significantly impacts patients’ quality of life. For most of his childhood, Chirag had to endure fatigue and other health complications along with regular blood transfusions. For ten years, his family tirelessly searched for an unrelated donor. Their efforts finally yielded results in 2016 when a perfect match was found – Roman, a 29-year-old from Münsingen, Germany, through the DKMS database.  “Meet...