Marcy Dixon from Carlisle had to have a blood transfusion at just seven-weeks-old in order to undergo a heart operation.
The process had to be repeated last year when she was four-years-old. Her parents are just some of the people backing the NHS's 'National Give Blood Week' appeal.
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