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December 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Fifty Years of Saving Lives

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

David Bakken’s blood donation “career” had an inconspicuous start. Years ago, his young daughter needed eye surgery, and he donated blood as a way to help pay for the surgery. “At that time, they paid $25 for each donation,” Bakken recently¬†told¬†KAAL-TV. But the thing is, Bakken didn’t stop. He kept donating. And donating. Now, 50 […]

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