Rihanna Lends Support to Leukemia-stricken Olympic Hopeful

by VR Sreeraman on  January 10, 2010 at 9:25 AM Celebrity Health News
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 Rihanna Lends Support to Leukemia-stricken Olympic Hopeful
R and B singer Rihanna has lend her support to a Nigerian Olympic hopeful who has been diagnosed with leukemia.

The 'Umbrella' hitmaker was heartbroken to learn of Seun Adebiyi's condition.

She has offered her support to a campaign to find 10,000 potential donors for leukemia society DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor centre.

"Leukemia interrupted Seun's dream of being the first Nigerian in the Winter Olympics," Contactmusic quoted her as saying.

"But together we can help him make his dream come true! We need to find him a bone marrow donor! Please sign up with DKMS," she added.

Adebiyi was hoping to become the first Nigerian to compete in the Winter Olympics, but was diagnosed with the disease as he started training.

Source: ANI
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