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Ethiopian community hopes to find bone marrow match for Elsa, in desperate need of transplant

SEATTLE — The local Ethiopian community is hosting a big soccer tournament in Renton this weekend, in the hope that what’s happening on the sidelines could help save a mother’s life.

A bone marrow drive is taking place at the Ethiopian North America Soccer Tournament in Renton.

They’re hoping to find a match for Elsa Nega, an Ethiopian-Canadian woman who was diagnosed with leukemia and is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.

Find out more in the video above.