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Video: Red Cross Celebrates 132nd Birthday

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UNDATED (WCBI)-The American Red Cross is celebrating a big birthday this week. Tomorrow is the Red Cross’s 132nd birthday. The longstanding organization was founded May 21st 1881 by Clara Barton. The Red Cross is dedicated to saving lives and helping others prepare and respond to emergencies. They help with blood services, disaster response, and also offer educational programs like CPR and first aid classes. Each year the Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disasters.