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Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Mike- Recipient - Ottawa

April 21, 2020
Life changed in a flash for Mike Jones, a truck driver and self-described outdoors guy who loves to hunt and fish. One morning, he woke up and could no longer feel his hands or legs.
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Heydan – Recipient – Sault Ste. Marie

April 21, 2020
At age three, Heydan Morrison was diagnosed with hypogammaglobinemia, a condition that had stunted his growth, and led to numerous hospital admissions and surgeries.
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Linda – Recipient – Ottawa

March 31, 2020
Linda Paul is able to dance again thanks to intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), a medication made from donated plasma.
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Cayleigh – Recipient – London

March 31, 2020
For her first 18 years, Cayleigh Kearns continually suffered from ear, sinus and respiratory infections, and was often hospitalized with pneumonia.