LI boy aids bone-marrow drive with Yankees
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When 6-year-old Steven Heckman walked onto the field at Yankee Stadium for a pregame ceremony Saturday, he took a bottle of hand sanitizer with him.
Even a minor illness would be enough to send Steven, of Amityville, to the hospital. He has acute lymphocytic leukemia, and his test results last week were so bad that doctors temporarily halted his chemotherapy treatments.