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A Donation of Life

January 15th, 2016
January means it is the beginning of a new year. It also means it is National Blood Donor Month. The American Red Cross offers some vital statistics about the need for donations in this country every year – and every day. According to the ARC, every two seconds, someone in the US needs blood. Approximately 41,000 blood donations are needed every day, and nearly 21 million blood components are transfused each year. These are for patients who have cancer and…