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How blood donation can save lives: one boy's story

One remarkable boy in Floyd County is encouraging hundreds of people to donate blood to save lives. He has been battling cancer for eight months, and has received many blood donations since his diagnosis.

By all accounts, Trevor Wright of Prestonsburg is a typical kid. But one thing separates him from other kids. He has ALL, which is a form of leukemia--a cancer of the white blood cells.

Trevor's battle with cancer started on Mother's Day. His family says faith and blood donors will keep Trevor happy and healthy through his fight against cancer. The Wright family not only wants people to donate for Trevor; they want anyone of any blood type to give blood to save lives.

Your blood could save Trevor or someone else. To find out how you can donate blood contact the Kentucky Blood Center nearest to you.

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