Blood Donors: Everyday Heroes Saving Lives

Posted: January 12, 2011 in RIBC
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What is a hero?

Have you ever thought about that? What are their characteristics? What is it that makes them a hero? What makes them different from you or I?

From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, we find the following:

he·ro – noun \ˈhir-(ˌ)ō\ plural he·roes

Definition of HERO

  1. A: a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability; B: an illustrious warrior; C: a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities; D: one who shows great courage
  2. A: the principal male character in a literary or dramatic work; B: the central figure in an event, period or movement
  3. A: an object of extreme admiration and devotion : idol

No matter how many times I looked up “blood donor,” it never said anything about being a hero. It typically said… (read more here…


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