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R.I. Blood Center nurse Melanie Lambert shares a laugh with Ashley Velzis as she prepares the 17-year-old for a blood donation at Portsmouth High School last Thursday. “I’ve given about four or five times before,” said Ashley.

No school bleeds like Portsmouth High

No school bleeds like Portsmouth High

PORTSMOUTH — There will be blood at Portsmouth High School — every eight weeks, in fact. The school held its annual summer blood drive last Thursday from 1-6 p.m. and, as usual, every table was full. “This is amazing,” said Sarah Perez, an account manager at the Rhode Island Blood Center. “The summertime is one of the

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