[cape_town] - Young cousins raise money for cancer patient, 4

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Aaliya Brey, 11, and her cousin Nabeela Brey, 12, cycled tandem in the cycle tour in aid of Ali Kamaldien, who was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic leukaemia and recently underwent a bone marrow biopsy, a lumbar puncture and chemotherapy.

Aaliya’s father, Uthmaan Brey, said the big-hearted girls had been cycling since they were nine years old and participated in their first race about two years ago to raise funds for a baby who had been born prematurely.

“Their recent race was to raise awareness for our communities and for more donors to register with the Sunflower Fund. Although the funds are much needed and appreciated by the Kamaldien family, we wanted to raise awareness for possible donors to come on board as stem cell donors,” Brey said....

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