Fatima’s Brave Story

Fatima, 19, from Mauritania, celebrated her treatments by naming every bag of life-saving blood cells she received. Her aunt, Mary, through tears, calls her the “bravest” woman she has ever met. Fatima has severe aplastic anemia — her bone marrow produced no blood cells. A year ago, Fatima called her aunt and uncle (Americans who live in Vietnam) […]

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