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2008-09-22 09:00:58

Neighbors, friends and family of 21-year-old leukemia patient, Bert Gasiewski, will be holding a marrow donor drive on Sunday, September 28th to recruit marrow donors who can potentially help save his life and the lives of other people diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancers. Bert's only chance for survival is a marrow transplant. The drive will benefit DKMS, the world's largest marrow center. Bert is a resident of Inverness, a Fremd High School graduate and a Harper College student,...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin