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Donor Stories

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Duped by a drill instructor
The first time I donated blood was in 1984 when I was in Army basic training. Half the guys in my platoon... Read more
My Pain is Worth It!
I wanted to give blood because I knew by doing so that I would be saving three lives. Even though needles are my... Read more
I Feel Like A Hero!
I was unable to give blood the first time when my school had a blood drive. However, a month later I went to the... Read more