Wonder Women

Saving her Sister: Alex Kimura’s cross-country quest

October 9, 2018

Alex Kimura is the co-founder and director of the non-profit, Saving America's Marrow, and the producer and director of the documentary, "In Our Bones. Alex was a sophomore in college when her younger sister, Sam, got really sick. They learned Sam had a bone marrow failure disease. The only cure was a bone marrow transplant, and her sister Alex was her best shot. Alex learned the devastating news--that she was not a match. That's what started these sisters' mission: travel to all 50 states and sign up 25,000 people on the bone marrow registry! Alex shares their exciting, and sometimes heartbreaking journey that they've turned into a documentary.

 

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