Blood Donation Oklahoma

Alyssa Baker, 18, stands with Tiffany Tomlinson and John  Calhoun, who were two of the 48 blood and platelet donors who saved her life. PHOTOs BY JOHN CLANTON, THE OKLAHOMAN
Alyssa Baker, 18, stands with Tiffany Tomlinson and John Calhoun, who were two of the 48 blood and platelet donors who saved her life. PHOTOs BY JOHN CLANTON, THE OKLAHOMAN

Heartfelt thanks go to blood donors from the people they saved

Published: Tue, Aug 3, 2010

"It's not often you have the privilege of meeting the people who saved your life,” said Alyssa Baker. She was one of the blood recipients who thanked donors for lifesaving blood during an Oklahoma Blood Institute celebration Monday evening. Many guests wore arm bands or wrist bands to show they had given or received blood or blood products.

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