National Blood Week: What happens to your donations

This week is National Blood Week. A week where people are encouraged to give blood to help those in emergencies or who need long term treatment.

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Six-year-old thanks blood donors who saved her life

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.

Now, she's fit and healthy and has a special message for everyone who gives blood:

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