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Local Hero Saves Thousands of Lives Thousands hode slanders needed blood ast year. an unfair strain on Someone Else. While Someone Else remains enthusiastic about donating blood, some wo der if he can continue at the present rate. It's comforting to think that Someone Else is out there, donating every day, said Elizabeth Weinberg, a blood donor from Provi dence. But Weinberg ex pressed misgivings about allowing Someone Else to take on the full responsi- bility of donating blood for the state. "Just last week, my friend saw him donating blood during his daughter's basketball game. They were in the finals. And a month Rhode Island-In the save three lives by being split into red cells, plate lets and plasma. The scope of past year, thousands of lives were in jeopardy across hospitals in Rhode Island and Southern New pact can't be overstated from the city of Pawtucket England. Those lives might have quent visitor to the Rhode crating heavy machinery lost had Someone lse's im- ago, he received a citation Help Someone Else: Although Else is a fre for donating blood while op- Bie nots hepped helplocations aiso Deentatonr vweinbergdarified. Become Island Blood Center's six "Not the good kind of ci- a blood donor. Else not stepped in to help. locations, he's also been tation," Weinberg clarified. Else is credited withsving seen donating all over the The 'stop doing that' kind" people simply by virtue of having donated blood "I definitely wouldn't call myself a hero," said Else in Rhode Island Blood Center doing, but our goal this year a statement on Friday. "I'm in Providence remarked is to rely less on Someone just a normal person who donates blood constantly Someone Else's blood state and even has his own Many at the blood center also expressed concern."Woe appreciate everything he's full-time phlebotomist. Maria Correa of the Schedule an appointment at ribc.org or call 1-800-283-8385 that, "Someone Else is Else, said Nicole Pineault, Director of Donor Resourc- in here every day, even used to show up on days when we're closed, like on es. "He's already donating as much as he can. We need was used in emergency procedures, surgeries, and Thanksgiving and Chrs more Rhode Islanders to to save the lives of tramas. Now he knows enough donate blood so we can have victims throughout the state. Most frequently, it the holiday, to make sure one who needs it." is used to save the lives Rhode Island to come a few days before enough to provide for every lood enter we have enough blood to Someone Else had this to of people bating cancer carry patients throug. say: "I'm happy to keep do- and other genetic diseases T center's directors ating. And I'm grateful for like sickle cell anemia. In are concerned that an all the people giving blood many cases, a single pint of increase in the need forright now. I just would love Someone's blood can help blood donation would put it if I had a ittle more help." ADVERTISEMENT Local Hero Saves Thousands of Lives Thousands hode slanders needed blood ast year. an unfair strain on Someone Else. While Someone Else remains enthusiastic about donating blood, some wo der if he can continue at the present rate. It's comforting to think that Someone Else is out there, donating every day, said Elizabeth Weinberg, a blood donor from Provi dence. But Weinberg ex pressed misgivings about allowing Someone Else to take on the full responsi- bility of donating blood for the state. "Just last week, my friend saw him donating blood during his daughter's basketball game. They were in the finals. And a month Rhode Island-In the save three lives by being split into red cells, plate lets and plasma. The scope of past year, thousands of lives were in jeopardy across hospitals in Rhode Island and Southern New pact can't be overstated from the city of Pawtucket England. Those lives might have quent visitor to the Rhode crating heavy machinery lost had Someone lse's im- ago, he received a citation Help Someone Else: Although Else is a fre for donating blood while op- Bie nots hepped helplocations aiso Deentatonr vweinbergdarified. Become Island Blood Center's six "Not the good kind of ci- a blood donor. Else not stepped in to help. locations, he's also been tation," Weinberg clarified. Else is credited withsving seen donating all over the The 'stop doing that' kind" people simply by virtue of having donated blood "I definitely wouldn't call myself a hero," said Else in Rhode Island Blood Center doing, but our goal this year a statement on Friday. "I'm in Providence remarked is to rely less on Someone just a normal person who donates blood constantly Someone Else's blood state and even has his own Many at the blood center also expressed concern."Woe appreciate everything he's full-time phlebotomist. Maria Correa of the Schedule an appointment at ribc.org or call 1-800-283-8385 that, "Someone Else is Else, said Nicole Pineault, Director of Donor Resourc- in here every day, even used to show up on days when we're closed, like on es. "He's already donating as much as he can. We need was used in emergency procedures, surgeries, and Thanksgiving and Chrs more Rhode Islanders to to save the lives of tramas. Now he knows enough donate blood so we can have victims throughout the state. Most frequently, it the holiday, to make sure one who needs it." is used to save the lives Rhode Island to come a few days before enough to provide for every lood enter we have enough blood to Someone Else had this to of people bating cancer carry patients throug. say: "I'm happy to keep do- and other genetic diseases T center's directors ating. And I'm grateful for like sickle cell anemia. In are concerned that an all the people giving blood many cases, a single pint of increase in the need forright now. I just would love Someone's blood can help blood donation would put it if I had a ittle more help." ADVERTISEMENT