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Donor Stories

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Blood Donor for life.
At my former job we had a Red Cross month, where representatives would come in and give presentations. I was so... Read more
I Don't Want My Living To Be In Vain!!!
If I Can Help Somebody , Then My Living Want Be In Vain. Amen3x

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What I can do for a friend and a stranger.
My friend is having surgery in Chicago. She is all by herself at the hospital. I decided I wanted to donate blood... Read more