Through telling her very personal story, she is using the presentation skills she taught me and her public figure status to motivate people to save a life. Blood donations are down at this time of year.
Donating bone marrow is also very important, as I learned through my year as a Child Life volunteer in the Bone Marrow Transplant of The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
It doesn't take much time and it costs no money. Learn more about how you can give the gift of life by checking out the Canadian Blood Services or your local blood donation organization.
|Liz West |
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