Nora Getchell

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Nora Getchell, just days shy of her seventh birthday, was at the Shirley Applebee's on March 4, 2012, so she and her family could celebrate some good news after months of immunosuppressant drug treatments and bone-marrow donor searches.

Nora Getchell at her celebration in Shirley. (March
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Nora Getchell at her celebration in Shirley. (March 4, 2012)

Nora Getchell smiles during her celebration at Applebee's
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Nora Getchell smiles during her celebration at Applebee's in Shirley. (March 4, 2012)

From left, Kate Browning, Nora Getchell and her
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

From left, Kate Browning, Nora Getchell and her mom, Maureen Getchell, as Nora blows out the candles on her birthday cake. (March 4, 2012)

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Nora Getchell, 6, with her mother Maureen, father
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Nora Getchell, 6, with her mother Maureen, father Sean and brother, Arik, 8, at her celebration in Shirley. (March 4, 2012)

Nora Getchell, 6, with her mother Maureen, father
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Nora Getchell, 6, with her mother Maureen, father Sean and older brother Arik at her celebration in Shirley. (March 4, 2012)

Nora Getchell, 6, at her celebration in Shirley.
(Credit: Heather Walsh)

Nora Getchell, 6, at her celebration in Shirley. (March 4, 2012)

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