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> but also that it paid well (from the perspective of an undergrad).

The page you link to clearly says: "Donors never pay for donating, and are never paid to donate."

Is your story missing something?

> Is your story missing something?

Yes, I should have noted that I was donating as a paid research subject and not specifically to a marrow bank or to an individual who needed a transplant.

I commented to explain that the marrow-withdrawal process itself is nothing to be concerned about, actually involving less discomfort than donating blood.

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