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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Blood drive beats previous record


January 31, 2018

The final count is in.

With the help of both the Green River and Rock Springs communities, 701 pints of blood was collected with can now be used to save 2,103 adult lives. Green River edged out on top by collecting 357 pints, while Rock Springs collected 344.

Sandy Thomas, senior donor recruitment for United Blood Services, said she was just really impressed with how the communities responded to the students’ requests for help.

“It was just amazing numbers,” Thomas said. “Basically, they went over 200 pints of blood (more) than what they collected last year.”

Even though each sch...

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