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Paul Rowley delivers a box of platelets to the Flagstaff Pulliam airport to then be picked up by a local hospital. (Chloe Nordquist/KJZZ News)MoreCloseclosemore
Paul Rowley delivers a box of platelets to the Flagstaff Pulliam airport to then be picked up by a local hospital. (Chloe Nordquist/KJZZ News)

Arizona is dotted with tiny communities in remote reaches of the state. That can make the transportation difficult - for people, for goods and even for much needed blood. Stina Sieg from Here & Now contributor KJZZ recently met a team of volunteer pilots who keep blood supplies flowing by flying supplies where they are needed.

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This segment aired on January 6, 2016.

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