Fighting blood cancer: Super Hero of the Week

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AUSTIN (KXAN/KNVA) — Meera Patel has a simple birthday wish. She wants to get 122 people signed up to be donors.

Meera is co-president of the Longhorn chapter of DKMS, a non-profit organization “dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and blood disorders.”

Each donor can save a life, which truly makes all who sign up heroes.

Watch the video above to see how easy it is to become a donor.

Click here to register (make sure under “How did you hear about us?” click “Meera Patel-Mission to 122”)

Click here to nominate your own hero.

Connect with The CW Austin Entertainment Reporter, Joe Barlow on Twitter or Facebook.

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