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Born to save sister’s life, she’s ‘glad I am in this family’

Looking at vivacious, outgoing college senior Marissa Ayala today, it seems several lifetimes ago that she set the medical world on its ear when she was born for the express purpose of providing bone marrow for her leukemia-stricken sister, Anissa.Time magazine featured the sisters on the cover of a 1991 issue that debated the ethics of “baby farming.” Critics howled, and parents Abe and Mary
/ Source: TODAY contributor