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Family: Bone marrow transplant successful

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Happy news for a Columbia County baby who received a bone marrow transplant from his sister.

Little Jensen was born with an immune disorder called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID, which left him without an immune system.

His older sister -- age 2 -- was a perfect match, and donated marrow to her brother earlier this year.

While initial results were positive, the family had to wait a long 100 days for confirmation that the transplant was successful.

Now, they tell CBS6 the 8-month old is doing "fantastic."


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