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Why do blood types matter? - Natalie S. Hodge


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It’s often said that despite humanity’s many conflicts, we all bleed the same blood. It’s a nice thought, but not quite accurate. In fact, our blood comes in a few different varieties. Natalie S. Hodge defines the four major blood types and sheds light on why some bloods can mix while others cannot.

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  • Educator Natalie S. Hodge
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Director Brad Purnell
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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