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Dear Editor,
Cold, dreary days and even colder nights make winter the perfect time to go into hibernation.
Many of us prefer to stay in the warmth of our own homes versus venturing out into the cold. This creates a problem for hospital patients in need of blood.
The American Red Cross urges you to donate blood this winter.
The winter months are a difficult time for blood collection.
Snow and ice often cause blood drive cancellations.
Donors are more likely to suffer from colds and the flu, making them ineligible to give blood.
Plus, people are busy with holiday ...

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