Donate Blood; Man Saved over 2 million Babies

An Austrailian man has saved over 2 million babies by donating his blood over the years.  James Harrison, 74, has a rare antibody in his  plasma that helps fight Rhesus disease, a severe form of anemia in babies.  He has donated his blood over 984 times, and continues to do so every two weeks!

It all started when he was 14 years old after having surgery when he needed blood transfusions to survive.  He vowed at that time to donate his blood when he turned 18 years old.  Shortly after, the blood bank found that he had the rare antibody to fight Rhesus disease, and from then on James Harrison has saved over 2 million babies!

It is very rare that someone can actually see the results of their sacrifice, but Mr. Harrison is one rare individual.  What a tremendous example of self-giving and love.!

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