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People donate blood to the American Red Cross. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Child Heart Surgery Patient Inspires Surge Of Blood Donors

The American Red Cross credits 8-year-old Jacqueline Rogers of Billerica for helping them collect 700 units of blood at a donation drive Sunday.

01/19/2014

Because of a blood donor shortage, Jacqueline Rogers will have to wait for a heart transplant. (WBZ-TV Photo)

Blood Donor Shortage Postpones 8-Year-Old’s Heart Surgery At Boston Children’s Hospital

The Rogers family woke up Friday morning in a hotel near Boston Children’s Hospital. They had been preparing for this day for months; 8-year-old Jacqueline was scheduled for open heart surgery.

01/17/2014