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Centennial Stories Feature: Loretta Fine & Meredith Forrester

Centennial Stories 2014
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Oral History Project Continues with a Personal Story from Volunteers Loretta Fine and Meredith Forrester on the Life-saving Impact of Blood Donations

The Buckhead day trader shootings in 1999 resulted in the deaths of 12 people and traumatized the City of Atlanta. Meredith Forrester was gravely injured, yet survived with the help of her medical team, blood provided by the Red Cross, and her family. Today, she uses her experience for good as a Red Cross volunteer and champion for blood donations. Meredith and her mother, Loretta Fine, share their memories of the tragedy and their appreciation for those who give the gift of life

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