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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Garrett Thorell, 2, of Bluffdale, plays with the Jazz Bear, Jazz players and cheerleaders Wednesday at Primary Children's Medical Center. Thorell gets blood transfusions once a month due to his rare blood disorder, beta thalassemia-major.

Players from the Utah Jazz, joined by the Jazz Bear and Jazz cheerleaders, toured Primary Children's Medical Center Wednesday to bring autographed basketballs and cheer to the patients and their families.