Neighbors come together to save toddler’s life

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WTVR) – The Colonial Heights Optimist Club is holding a bone marrow screening, hoping to find a match that can help 20-month-old Quinlan Thomas.

Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed Thomas with  a rare form of childhood leukemia. Click here to see Stephanie Rochon’s story Quinlan and his family.

Tina Burton explained to CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil what today’s Cure Quinlan event is all about.

The bone marrow drive runs until 4:00 p.m. at the Colonial Heights Optimist Club at 916 Meridian Avenue.

Click here for more information about DKMS which is organizing Quinlan’s bone marrow drive. It is the world’s largest marrow donor center.

And this is a link to Quinlan’s site -


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