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Meet 12 yr old Amir… this brave young man was diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) at 6 months. He was first treated at the NIH in 2011. He came back to the NIH in August 2021 for hematopoietic stem cell transplant.

Friends of Patients at the NIH is so grateful for your support that allows us to provide help to so many NIH patients.

Amir and his mom, Clara, were in need of a place to stay close to the NIH campus so he could return for regular checkups after his stem cell transplant. We were able to provide one of our apartments for them to stay and recover during his 100 day post transplant follow up care.

Your generous donations also helped us provide groceries and financial support for this brave family while they are far from home.

“The hospital, the staff and the doctors were amazing! The transplant was a success and we are going home. With all of the stress of the bone marrow (transplant), and my son being so sick…Friends of Patients…were kind enough to find this beautiful apartment for us and we’ve been here since September… We want to thank the Friends of Patients at the NIH, the hospital, the staff, the doctors and everyone for helping us get through this and coming out winners. Thank you!!”
Clara, Amir’s mom

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