CLEARWATER ?For more than a year, Nick Vojnovic didn?t know the name of the person who saved his life.
He knew she was in her early 20s. A woman. But he didn?t know where she lived, why she made this sacrifice for him or if he?d ever get to thank her.
On Jan. 20, 2017, Vojnovic, the 58-year-old owner of the Little Greek Fresh Grill chain, laid in a hospital bed at Moffitt Cancer Center and watched this stranger?s stem cells flow through a tube into his veins.
He had been diagnosed with Myelofibrosis in 2016, a bone marrow disorder that?s a precursor to leukemia, and doctors told him the only way he?d survive more than three years was with a bone marrow and stem cell transplant.
The family prepared for the worst. His daughter, Lauren, tattooed “I love you very much, dad,” on her arm in his handwriting so she could …