Maryland teen battling leukemia needs lifesaving bone marrow donor

A Walt Whitman High School senior just turned 18-years-old last week. But instead of celebrating with family and friends he’s now fighting for his life.

Ben Lesser is battling leukemia and needs a bone-marrow transplant. Since receiving that diagnosis just about five weeks ago he's been in intensive care fighting that blood cancer.

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Now, an entire community is rallying around him and is encouraging other to get tested to be possible blood marrow donors.

Elise Yousoufian, a family friend, joined FOX 5’s Allison Seymour Friday with more about how others can help.

Here’s how you can help by getting registered to see if you are a potential match.

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