Linda Spain does not know the identity of the 39-year-old man to whom she donated bone marrow.

After a gesture described both as selfless and heroic, a branch manager at the $27 million Lorillard Federal Credit Union in Greensboro, N.C., is anxiously awaiting word from a Minneapolis blood donor agency on the outcome of her life-and-death gift of her bone marrow to an unidentified male recipient.

“Linda’s gift to a stranger represents the ultimate in the credit union cause of people helping people,” declared Linda Spain’s boss, the CU’s president/CEO, Patti Weber.

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