Blood Donation

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Valeria Lafaire
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Imagine finding out your precious baby was born with a heart defect and must have daily transfusion of blood everyday. Or imagine any situation where a loved one is hospitalized and needs blood supply. If anything ever happened to a loved one, in a heartbeat every single one of you would do anything to save there live.

Background info: Every two seconds, someone needs blood and about 1 in 7 people entering hospitals need blood. That means a lot of blood is needed. The demand for blood is high, but the supply is not. In shocking statistics according to mayoclinic.org only FIVE percent of eligible donors across the NATION donate blood. That may sound like something but
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What kind of difference would you make?

WORKS CITED: http://www.bloodcenters.org/docs/reasons.pdf http://voices.yahoo.com/the-incredible-health-benefits-donating-blood-915729.html By: Published by Kristie Leong M.D. - Featured Contributor in Health & Wellness http://www.buzzle.com/articles/advantages-of-donating-blood.html By: By Chandramita Bora
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