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Local leukemia patient meets marrow donor

Graham Bowen of Memphis had the opportunity to meet Oklahoma City's Austin Patterson over the weekend. Patterson donated bone marrow to Bowen to extend his life / Source: KWTV Graham Bowen of Memphis had the opportunity to meet Oklahoma City's Austin Patterson over the weekend. Patterson donated bone marrow to Bowen to extend his life / Source: KWTV

MEMPHIS, TX (KFDA/KWTV) - A local man who thought cancer was going to take his life has now met the person who saved it.

Graham Bowen of Memphis met face-to-face with Austin Patterson over the weekend -- A man 46 years his junior who's also being credited with giving Bowen extra life. The two recently came face-to-face in Oklahoma for the first time, a meeting News9's Grant Hermes said left everyone with tears in their eyes:

You can watch the full story in the video above.

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