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Be the match at Saturday drive

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 4th, 2012

Mary Bjerke

Blood marrow donation event offers chance to save a life

BROOKINGS It may seem odd that taking a few minutes out of your day could be the first step toward saving a life, but its true. Just ask Mary Bjerke.

On a trip to Kansas City to visit her brother, Bjerke tagged along when he went to a community drive for the National Marrow Donor Program. A couple swabs of her mouth, a little paperwork and she was signed up.

I didnt think much about it after that, said Bjerke, the mayor of Volga.

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