Giving the gift of blood

August 22, 2014 

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Merced College-Los Banos student Diego Aguero relaxes while donating blood in the Central Valley Blood Center's mobile rig on Saturday in the Black Bear Diner parking lot.

DAVID WITTE — dwitte@losbanosenterprise.com Buy Photo

Diego Aguero, a 20-year-old student majoring in psychology and mathematics at Merced College-Los Banos, has donated blood several times a year since he was 16.

On Saturday, Aguero was in the parking lot at Black Bear Diner in Los Banos to donate. Aguero was one of 72 donors who showed up and gave 56 units of blood.

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