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By Clifton R Kirkman II
Telegram Reporter 

Celebrating International World Sickle Cell Day!


Over the weekend, in the United States, Juneteenth celebrations happened across the country. However, the world celebrated World Sickle Cell Day. Officially celebrated on June 19th along with Juneteenth, all sorts of local events took place. Blood drives, walks, different educational programs were the celebration and awareness took place. Locally here in the Metro Detroit area, the focus was on social media and #ShineTheLight was the hashtag. It was collectively used across the United States and, the Sickle Cell Association of America Michigan Chapter wanted those living with the illness, f...

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