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Giving to remember on 9/11: Donation center sees biggest donation day

Community members showed up in droves to have needles stuck in their veins and their blood pumped into plastic bags to be shipped off to patients in need.Cora Rader, a future sailor, was the first of her group of recruits to be pricked. It was not her first time.“I always donate,” said Rader, 18. “I've been donating since I was 16.”The United Blood Services held a Sept. 11 memorial and blood drive Tuesday, during the 11th anniversary of the attacks. Emergency responders and the armed forces were honored for their services to the community, and community leaders spoke for the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 13, 2012 02:52AM Published Sep 11, 2012 10:39PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.