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Want to donate blood? Peace residents have to drive 5 hours to do so


You've may have heard the commercial above. While residents in B.C.'s Peace want to donate, they can't.

Barbara Smith wants to donate blood.  She lives in Pouce Coupe, B.C.  But she has to drive to Prince George, 5 hours away, to do so.  Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata speaks to her, and also introduces Marcello Domingez of Canadian Blood Services.

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People living in northeast B.C. have to drive to Prince George, B.C. to donate blood. (Photo: © Google Maps)


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