Olympic gold medal winner touts bone marrow registry at York
YORK, Neb. — Earl Young, a 1960 Olympic gold medal winner in the 4-by-400-meter relay, is a bone marrow recipient who focuses on recruiting more donors onto the national registry.
At York, he discussed his journey to the winner’s platform and the faith that got him through his 2011 bout with acute myeloid leukemia.
— Bruce McLarty (@BruceMcLarty) May 19, 2015
For more information, see www.earlyoungsteam.com.
Student Emily Lutz swabs her cheek to register as a bone marrow donor during a drive hosted by York in partnership with Earl Young’s Team and Delete Blood Cancer. Morgan DeBoer and Troy Kelly volunteer their time to register donors. (PHOTO BY CHRYSTAL HOUSTON)