16 Jun '12, 10pm

Singapore's most active female donor donated blood 125 times

Ms Angie Al-Johary (left) with the Champion of Champions award she received from Dr Amy Khor. She was the only woman out of 42 who received the award. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE RED CROSS By Goh Shi Ting When a group of boys dared her to donate blood, then schoolgirl Angie Al-Johary could not resist the challenge. Undaunted by the thought of a needle piercing her skin, the 18-year-old became a donor for the first time. 'It turned out that I was the only girl who donated blood,' she said. 'The boys backed out.' Now aged 55, Ms Al-Johary has been honoured with a Champion of Champions award on World Blood Donor Day. Related Links Blood donors through the years She is possibly Singapore's most active female donor, having donated blood 125 times. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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