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Bone Marrow Drive Surpasses Expectations

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FAYETTEVILLE — It's called "Operation Life Gift" because what you give could save someone'slife. Saturday, organizers happily called it a success.

Fayetteville launched a bone marrow registry drive on Monday. Potentialdonors give a blood sample to see if their name can be added to the marrowdonor list.

The organizers' goal was to get 10,000 people to sign up by 4:00 p.m. Saturday. They surpassed that goal by 465 participants. That's a newnational record for one drive.

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