LOS ANGELES -- A Southern California woman battling cancer while pregnant has given birth to twins just a week after finding the perfect bone-marrow donor.
Susie Rabaca, 36, gave birth to one boy and one girl born eight minutes apart Thursday afternoon.
Rabaca was in desperate need of a bone-marrow transplant to help treat her leukemia. She needed a 100 percent match, but Rabaca's mixed heritage - Latino and Caucasian - had made finding a donor difficult.
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In response to her story, a record-breaking number of people signed up to be potential bone-marrow donors.
Just weeks after her touching story went viral, she found the perfect match.
Rabaca, who was already a mother of three, hoped to undergo the marrow transplant after delivering her twins.
Rabaca's mother said Susie and her babies are doing very well.
California leukemia patient gives birth to twins after finding perfect donor match
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