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MEANINGFUL DONATION  Every three seconds, someone receives a blood donation, writes Rose George in Nine Pints. “The movement of blood — a body part, after all — between people is a procedure common enough to be banal and unquestioned. But it is wondrous, still. It is as wondrous as blood.”

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