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Charlotte County boy who was in need of bone marrow is now cancer-free

WINK News first introduced you to 8-year-old Kobe last year when he was in need of a bone marrow transplant in order to survive. After living with leukemia, Jakobe Washington finally heard the words “cancer free.” Now, he and his family are celebrating. Kobe has spent months fighting against a rare form of leukemia. “It’s […]

8-year-old Charlotte County boy in need of lifesaving bone marrow transplant

An 8-year-old in need of a lifesaving transplant faces slim odds of finding a match. His family hopes there will be a Christmas miracle for him. There is an effort to help him find a donor. Jakobe “Kobe” Washington has leukemia, and he needs a bone marrow transplant. Kobe is Black, and African Americans seeking […]