It’s been six years since the Pulse Nightclub tragedy unfolded in Orlando, Florida. It was one of the worst mass tragedies in the United States. 49 people were killed and dozens more injured. In this episode of the Share Your Power Podcast, we take you behind the scenes of OneBlood, as well as the trauma center that treated many of the victims, for a first-hand account of what was taking place to save the lives of the Pulse survivors. Along the way, you’ll hear more from some of the Pulse survivors, and you’ll hear emotional interviews with blood donors, who donated before the tragedy, and their reactions when they learn how they’re forever connected to saving Pulse survivors.
In this episode of the Share Your Power podcast, we take you inside a Level I Trauma Center for a fascinating conversation on the staggering amount of blood transfusions needed to save trauma victims and how it can mean the difference between a patient living or dying. We talk with a trauma doctor who shares real-life insight on the massive efforts to save lives and why people with a particular blood type are a crucial part of the lifesaving team. That’s available now, on the Share Your Power Podcast.
In this episode of Share Your Power podcast, we sit down with MVP of Super Bowl 43, Santonio Holmes of the Pittsburgh Steelers. In an emotional conversation, Santonio shares why his son being born with sickle cell disease set him on a journey to help people battling the painful genetic disorder. Plus, find out what inspired Santonio to create awareness among African Americans and people of African ancestry about the unique power they have to help save the lives of people battling sickle cell.
Is it possible to be born with blood that is so rare, that virtually nobody else in the world has it? The answer is, yes! Now imagine that person needs a blood transfusion and the blood they need to receive can only come from a donor who has the same rare blood. It’s a situation that actually happened to a little girl named Zainab. Her story ignited a global call to action by tens of thousands of people who wanted to find out if their blood would be a match for her. In this episode of the Share Your Power Podcast, we reveal what makes Zainab’s blood so rare, and the worldwide effort that took place to find very specific blood donors to save her life.
How much do you know about the blood running through your veins? Your blood can reveal a fascinating story about your genetics. In this episode of Share Your Power podcast, discover the power of your blood and if your ancestors may have passed on a special trait that gives you a unique ability to help people battling sickle cell disease.
Did you know your blood tells a story about who you are? Get ready to discover fascinating facts about the incredible power of the life force running through your veins. Along the way we’ll introduce you to amazing people with incredible stories. By the time you’re done listening, you’ll be ready to share your power.