Joe Birch is an anchor for Action News 5. This is a special interest article he wrote for WMC-TV's Your Neighborhood.
Summer beckons. School’s out.
The fun factor rises as we plan to enjoy our favorite outdoor activities. But all the action sometimes leads to accidents as I found out the hard way last July 17.
This electronic town crier broke his neck in two places in a freak Union Avenue car wreck. While I didn’t need a blood transfusion after an unfortunate collision, I easily could have found myself facing that scenario. We just never know the day or the hour when we’ll count on the forward thinking people who take time out to donate blood on a regular basis.