08 Sep '17, 3pm
Find out more about these heroes, survivors of bone marrow failure diseases!
29-year-old Ricky Smith, Jr. has had bone marrow failure disease for half of his life, beginning with aplastic anemia at the age of 14, followed by PNH when he was 23. It took doctors a year to get Ricky’s aplastic anemia under control. His wife Reyneisha puts it this way. “Not only did he question his parents and the doctors, he questioned God and said ‘Why do I have to go through this?’ He explained to me that if the disease was going to cost him his life, he’d rather be gone than deal with...