SPOILER ALERT: He WASN'T gay!
22-year-old Aaron Pace tried to donate blood at a blood donation center in Gary, Indiana earlier this month, but he was rejected because they said he "appears to be a homosexual." WTF?
Here's what Aaron had to say about it:
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Last week, model Niki Taylor was in New York City to promote World Blood Donor Day because without donors she may not be here today.
"This past March was the third annual partnership between NexCare Bandages and the American Red Cross, which thanks blood donors and also inspires others to give and it's in celebration of World Blood Donor Day…My involvement is personal for me because I was a recipient back in 2001 when I was in a car accident and I needed over 100 units of blood.
I am incredibly blessed because of donors. It's all because of that doctor, that nurse, that school teacher, that college student, that volunteer that rolled up their sleeves and ultimately gave me that second chance at life."
Taylor says she's also blessed to be pregnant with her 4th child, due this fall, adding: "I feel amazing. I don't feel like I'm pregnant, I just am always hungry. Everything, and everything bad! But it's going great."
Glad to hear it!
P.S. World Blood Donor Day is Tuesday, June 14th so get out and donate!
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