A post-90s boy donated hematopoietic stem cells for the Lantern Festival and ate tangyuan beside his new wife’s bed
Zhejiang news client reporter Zheng Wen correspondent Yu Wei Chen Yan Ming Huang Huiyuan February 15, the Lantern Festival, should be the reunion of the time, the newly married only two months after 90 Shaoxing young man Li chose to spend in the hospital.Four days ago, he came to Hangzhou from Shaoxing and checked into the Stem cell Collection Center of Zhejiang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, just for a love appointment.Xiao Li is a civil servant of a unit in Keqiao district, Shaoxing City. He is tall, with big eyes and handsome sunshine.Since he was 18 years old, he has donated blood more than 20 times.In 2020, when he donated blood without compensation, his retained blood was added into the China Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donor Database (China Bone Marrow Database).Recalling the reason for joining the library at that time, Li said that when he was young, his parents were busy with their work and they always helped their neighbors to take care of him. He felt grateful and determined to do his best to help others when he grew up.Last August, Li received a call from the local Red Cross that his blood sample had been matched with a patient with a blood disease. When asked about his willingness to donate, his first words were: “No problem, I will!”He also passed a high resolution match and a pre-donation physical examination.Li was very happy to have the chance to save a life in such a short time from the blood sample to the physical examination.His wife, a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), had a detailed knowledge of hematopoietic stem cell donation and was more firmly supportive of His decision.Knowing that their son’s actions could save a life, the parents showed understanding and support.The whole family decided to take care of the logistics and let Xiao Li do what he wanted.In December last year, the couple decided to postpone their wedding by getting their marriage certificate first, on the one hand because of the epidemic, on the other hand, they wanted to finish saving people in advance, and then set their mind at preparing for the wedding.About a week ago, the local Red Cross staff called Li again to confirm his willingness to donate and received an unhesitatingly positive response.The new wife also arranged their own work, accompanied Xiao Li came to Hangzhou donation.According to the patient’s condition, Xiao Li’s donation will be made on February 15, the same day as the Lantern Festival.After four days of injection of mobilization agents, on the morning of 15th, in the hematopoietic stem cell collection center of Zhejiang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, with the operation of blood cell separator, Xiao Li’s hematopoietic stem cells were isolated bit by bit, and gathered into a bag of “seeds of life”.Due to the double-blindness principle, Li and the patient could not know each other’s situation, so the grateful patient wrote a letter of thanks and entrusted the Red Cross to give it to Li.Thank you for giving our ordinary family a whole new hope, and for giving me a bright future. I am so grateful to you more than I can ever express.”I am very happy to save a fresh life with my own blood. I also wish the patient a successful operation and a speedy recovery on this reunion day.”Xiao Li said excitedly.During the collection process, medical staff and Red Cross staff accompanied li and his wife to deliver steaming sweet dumplings, wishing them sweet and happy forever.After four and a half hours of collection, Li successfully donated 264 ml of hematopoietic stem cell suspension, becoming the 755th hematopoietic stem cell donor in Zhejiang Province.Full of hope, the “seed of life” was sent to another city thousands of miles away that day, lighting up a dying life.