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Harlen Menk knows firsthand the importance of blood donations. Menk’s late wife, Georgia, was receiving blood transfusions almost weekly at one point while a patient with a rare disease in the same family as leukemia. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)

Menk gives blood mindful of donors who helped wife

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Harlen Menk holds fond memories of his late wife, Georgia.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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