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VIDEO: Iowa City teacher donates bone marrow to singing 4-year-old girl

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

An act of kindness that all started with a song...

A sick little girl's voice touched the hearts of people across the country.

So much so that an eastern Iowa teacher decided to help out.  

4-year-old Leah Carroll's been in the hospital for over 400 days, battling a rare blood disorder called severe congenital neutropenia.

But that hasn't stopped her from enjoying life.

A video of Leah dancing and singing along to gospel song, Overcomer, has gone viral. It's touched hearts across the country. 

An Iowa woman decided to step in and help Leah.

Iowa City teacher Holly Robinson donated bone marrow to helping save the little girl's life.

Last week, Holly flew out from Iowa to California to meet little Leah. 

Her mom says being a donor may not have seem like a big deal to Holly, but it gave her a life-time with her daughter.

Leah's become sort-of a poster child for Be The Match.Org. They hope this story can help increase the number of possible donors.

To see the viral video of little Leah singing, click here. 

For updates on how Leah is doing, click here

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