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Paragould BRTC gives the gift of life during blood drive

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - A local college is working to helpgive the gift of life.

A blood drive was held at Black River Technical College inParagould, and school administrators said the blood drives are held regularlybecause they feel it needs to be done.

"You never know when you're going to need blood,and the whole premise behind the American Red Cross is to make sure in times ofneed there is an ample supply for people that are injured or for other medicalreasons," explainedDirector of Corporate and Community Education Bert Clevenger.

The blood drive took place from 10 to 3.

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