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Scores of blood donors respond to Facebook post

March 3rd, 2013 7:01 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

When Beth Haun posted on her Facebook page asking her friends and family to donate blood for her mother, Ruth Marie Haun, who had just been in a serious car accident, she said she couldn’t believe the response.


According to Marsh Regional Blood Center totals, 83 people donated to the center the first week following the two-car accident on Love Street in Erwin on Feb. 6, in which Ruth suffered serious injuries.


The extent of Ruth’s injuries included a cracked and fractured pelvis, cracked kneecaps, crushed ankles, broken femurs, broken tibias and fibulas and 11 broken ribs.


Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.


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