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Brother inspires many by selflessly donating bone marrow to help his sibling beat leukemia

This brother duo is enjoying a healthy life thanks to their love and support for each other and people can't get enough of the love the siblings share.

Brother inspires many by selflessly donating bone marrow to help his sibling beat leukemia
Cover Image Source: Reddit/u/ZeroCare

A true relationship is with a person who comes to aid in times of adversity and can celebrate joys with a person as well. No other bond checks these criteria better than that of siblings. Sure, they’ll have the most reckless fights, but when the need arises, they’ll be each other’s strongest rock and then celebrate with the loudest cheer. u/Zerocare shared a post that is evidence of the same on Reddit. The two brothers’ unconditional love and bond were brightly shining in the images shared along with the post. The brother shared that he had come quite far on a tragic journey with his brother. He mentioned that he had leukemia and it was his brother who came to his rescue.

Representative Image Source: Pexels| Ronailson Santos
Representative Image Source: Pexels| Ronailson Santos

“Five years ago, my brother donated his bone marrow to cure my leukemia,” the brother said. Along with the text, three images represented the journey it has been for the brother duo over the last five years. The first image was that of the two brothers in the hospital. The brother who had leukemia was in the hospital bed with all medical equipment, still showing much strength and a smile. His brother was right by his side in the picture, smiling strongly with him. The next image was presumably taken during the brother’s treatment. He seemed sick and wasn’t in a state to be with anyone. He was lying in his bed and undergoing the treatment. It must have surely been a difficult time for the siblings and their families.

Representative Image Source: Pexels| Vanessa Loring
Representative Image Source: Pexels| Vanessa Loring

However, the third picture brings a boost of hope. The third picture shows the brothers in a hilariously adorable pose where one is acting as if he is taking control of the other through imaginary force and the other brother is mid-air as if he is getting all his power sucked by his sibling. “We traveled together this summer!” the caption of the post continued to read. The vacation marked the success and accomplishment of their journey together against the sickness. “Thanks to his gift, we can grow up together,” the brother wrote. People were filled with awe at the emotion that reeked out of the post and the images. Over 36K people commented on the post sharing wishes, applause and much more. Others even reminisced about their relationship with their siblings. u/CircuitSphinx said, “That's the kind of stuff that puts a big ol' smile on your face. To many more years and voyages for both of you!”

Image Source: Reddit/u/Shot_Caregiver_9997
Image Source: Reddit/u/Shot_Caregiver_9997

 

Image Source: Reddit/u/Truelikegiroux
Image Source: Reddit/u/Truelikegiroux

The brother even asked people to join the Be the Match organization in a comment to help donate plasma, bone marrow and other necessities to those in need. Several people shared that they did and the experience is truly one-of-a-kind. u/100LittleButterflies said, “I've donated bone marrow and it is not at all like what it's made out to be. It's extremely easy and pain-free.” u/ashleylib said, “I have donated to my brother and it gave us four more years together. I encourage everyone to join the match, I personally found donating to be painless, rewarding and honestly extremely interesting!” u/ihavelostit0 said, “I donated my bone marrow to cure my little sister's leukemia in 2011! I just defeated lymphoma myself. Keep kicking a**!"



 

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