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Watch: Firefighters 'Shake it Off' to help girl find bone marrow match

The video encourages first responders to get a cheek swab to build a national registry of potential bone marrow matches


By FireRescue1 Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas — In an effort to help a sick 8-year-old girl find a bone marrow match, firefighters and police officers helped “Shake it Off” in a dance video. 

Hallie Barnard suffers from a rare blood disorder, Diamond-Blackfan anemia, and is in search of a bone marrow donor. Her foundation, Hallie’s Heroes, works to not only find a match for her, but for other people in need of a match. 

In a parody of Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off,” firefighters and police officers encouraged responders and the public to get a cheek swab to build a national registry of potential bone marrow matches.

 

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