Allison Glass/News The Fredericktown community came out in full swing Wednesday to support the Knox County chapter of the American Red Cross and Fredericktown High School community-wide blood drive. The drive, hosted at the school, collected 173 units of blood, which can help save 519 lives. Brian Frazier, center bed, of Mount Vernon, donated because he has a daughter attending FHS. Taylor Salisbury with the Red Cross is photographed preparing to begin his donation. Also pictured are Helen Hassel, at right, a Learning Lab aid at Fredericktown elementary school with Red Cross blood services Ben Weldeab.

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The Fredericktown community came out in full swing Wednesday to support the Knox County chapter of the American Red Cross and Fredericktown High School community-wide blood drive. The drive, hosted at the school, collected 173 units of blood, which can help save 519 lives. Brian Frazier, center bed, of Mount Vernon, donated because he has a daughter attending FHS. Taylor Salisbury with the Red Cross is photographed preparing to begin his donation. Also pictured are Helen Hassel, at right, a Learning Lab aid at Fredericktown elementary school with Red Cross blood services Ben Weldeab. Request this photo

 

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