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Emma Whittaker, 4, and James Whittaker, 3. See MASONS story MNMATCH; A mother who hoped her son could donate bone marrow to save her daughter’s life has discover he has the same incredibly rare condition. Rachelle Emberton, 39, was devastated when doctors diagnosed little Emma Whittaker, four, with Fanconi Anemia (FA) – a blood disorder that can lead to bone marrow failure and cancer. The arranged for her son James, three, to be tested to see if he was a match to donate bone marrow to his elder sister. But just two months after Emma was diagnosed with the deadly condition, doctors revealed that James’ test results showed he also had it – beating odds of one in ten billion.

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