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MTM On The Road: Red Cross Month

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They are often the first on the scene of a disaster or a fire.

The Red Cross is celebrating National "Red Cross Month" during March.

Since being founded in the 1800's, the Red Cross has provided aid to millions of people across the globe.

Last year alone in Northern Michigan, they provided assistance for 30 house fires.

Monday morning, representative Wayne Schmidt presented the Northwest Chapter with a declaration from the Michigan House to celebrate the month.

Kalin and Stephanie got a peek at what the Red Cross is all about.

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