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Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Fourth-grader Vanessa Gissel, 10, walks through the hallway with her mother Dominique at B.B. Harris Elementary School in Duluth Thursday. Dominique holds a presentation check for $4,168, raised by students and faculty at B.B. Harris Elementary School who have rallied around the Gissel family. Vanessa will be receiving a bone marrow transplant from her sister Sarah in April.

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Students pitch in to help girl's family pay for transplant

When it was learned that a 10-year-old girl at B.B. Harris Elementary needed a bone marrow transplant, fellow students rallied to help her family pay for it.


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