Bone Marrow Recipient Meets Donor At His Birthday Party

Birthdays mean a whole lot more these days to Bruce Becke of Michigan, and he recently go to celebrate his with his most special surprise guest.

Two years ago, Bruce was battling leukemia until he received a life-saving bone marrow transplant. He knew that the donor was a 26-year-old man named Mike Drisgill in Baltimore, but he had never met him face-to-face.

While celebrating his birthday in a restaurant with his family, Bruce got emotional as he discussed donor who saved his life. He had no idea that his donor was actually sitting at the next table.

Mike Drisgill and his family flew to Michigan to surprise Bruce for his birthday. And just as he was about to blow out the candles on his cake, Mike identified himself.

Understandably surprised, Bruce immediately wrapped him up in a hug. The extremely heartwarming moment was captured on video and shared on Facebook. (WBAL-TV)

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