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Specific Purpose Statement: To inform the audience about the criteria for becoming a blood donor


I. Introduction
A. As you sit in a classroom at the Community College, you may not think that saving a life is something you could do today, but, in fact, it's quite easy to do.
1. The first thing that may come to mind is some sort of emergency rescue.
2. The easiset way to save a life is blood donation.
a. done in less than 1 hour
b. relatively painless
c. you can do it on your own schedule
B. Today, I am going to explain many aspects of blood donation.
C. I have given blood before and I am aware of the questionnaire and procedures used during the blood donation process.
D. I want to make everyone clear on how the process works.
E. I will explain the criteria that makes a person eligible to donate blood, how the procedure for blood donating goes, and who benefits from blood donation.

II. Body of Speech
A. It is relatively easy to become a blood donor.
1. Before going to a blood drive or a blood donation center ...


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