Vincent Award #66: James Harrison


It has been nearly 3 years since I have given out a "Vincent Award" (check out my "about" page for more info on the award), but when I came across this news article I just knew that this man's selfless acts needed to be commended. So Vincent Award #66 goes to the Australian James Harrison. James' blood contains a very rare antibody that is needed to formulate a medication called "Anti-D"...which is needed to save babies from a disease called Rheses disease. More than 2 million babies have been saved by Anti-D since 1967 and people like James Harrison have helped make that happen (James has been donating his blood for 60 years).

What this story points out for me is that we are each given unique gifts and it is up to us to decide if we share these gifts or waste them. James chose the former. Thank you James.

Check out the full article over at the New York Times...

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