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Traverse City

Allison Beers
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Michigan Blood in the News: One Mother's Dedication to Blood Donation

When Kathy Uzarski found out her son Jerry used 50 pints of blood while being treated for leukemia when he was only 9 years old, she vowed to replace every pint. 17 years later, Jerry is cancer-free and Kathy has donated over 70 pints with no signs of slowing down.