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Jul 10, 2019

600th Blood Donation Special For Longtime Donor, In More Ways Than One

600th Blood Donation Special For Longtime Donor, In More Ways Than One

David Polnaszek says he was proud to make his 600th blood donation at the Stanford Blood Center. There was something else, though, that happened that day that made him even prouder. Garvin Thomas reports.

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