"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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Why give blood?
Every two seconds someone needs blood. Since there is no substitute for human blood, the need for donation is great.