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Peter Yarrow helping to find bone marrow donor for sick kid

May 12, 2013 | 4:18pm EDT

Peter, Paul And Mary star Peter Yarrow is staging a benefit concert in New York in a bid to help find a bone marrow match for an ailing four-year-old boy. Little Ezra Fineman, who suffers from genetic disorder Hyper IgM syndrome, has been struggling to find a suitable donor so the folk veteran has offered his services to play a fundraising show at which fans can get swabbed and register as bone marrow donors. Fineman's mum, Robin, says, "It benefits Ezra, but it also benefits any patient looking for a match." The gig will take place at the Highline Ballroom on 19 May (13).

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