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  • Charles Drew
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    Charles Richard Drew was a very famous and innovative surgeon and educator. He helped to create two of the larges blood banks in the world. not only did he create two of the largest blood banks, he developed a technique of plasma storage. This development is so significant because he helped to save the lives of hundreds of soldiers in World War Ii. Charles Drew was born on June 3, 1904 in Washington, D.C. He was the eldest of five children born to Thomas, carpet layer, and Nora Burrell Drew, who...
  • Charles Richard Drew
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    Charles Richard Drew Charles Richard Drew was born in Washington DC on June 3, 1904 to Charles and Nora Drew. Charles was a carpet layer and Nora was a schoolteacher. Charles was the first of five children. Growing up, Charles was a superior student maintaining nearly perfect grades throughout high school. He was also a great athlete. He became quite adept at many sports, performing at an advanced level in football, basketball, baseball and numerous others. He was best, however, at football- he ...
  • Blood Plasma Drew
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    Dr. Charles Richard Drew Dr. Charles Richard Drew was a pioneer as a medical physician who made a drastic contribution to the medical surgery practice called the blood transfusion. Even though he was the inventor of the procedure, he did not benefit from it financially and, ironically, died from not getting the very thing he invented. Charles Drew was born in 1904, in Washington, D.C. He was the eldest of five children, Elsie, Joseph, Nora, and Eva. Elsie was born when Charles was two, Joseph wa...
  • Blood Transfusions And The Storing Of Blood
    613 words
    Charles Richard Drew was born on June 3, 1904 in Washington, D.C. He was very athletic as a child. Charles attended Dunbar High School where he won letters in track, baseball, basketball and football. He won the James E. Walker Memorial Medal as outstanding all-around athlete. Charles attended Amherst College in Massachusetts on a scholarship. He was named an all-American halfback and won the Thomas W. Ashley Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player on Amherst's football team. He graduated in...
  • White Blood And Blacks
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    One Blood is a book designed to highlight the life and works of Dr. Charles Drew and to set the record straight about his famous, tragic death. The book starts with the academic career of Dr. Drew. Dr. Drew attended Amherst College where he fought with the majority of white students that surrounded hi. He was an athletic student who had average grades. He was forced to go to Canada to attend medical school when no universities in the U.S. would grant him admission. He believed that the Canadian ...

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