When Karma Saved the Day
Calgary resident Mark Tyndale has given blood a whopping 870-plus times. For the 59-year-old, donating was a simple way to save lives. But in 2013 he found himself on the other side of the equation when he was rushed to hospital with a deadly flesh-eating disease. Fortunately, what goes around comes around. Miraculously, Tyndale survived after receiving 11 litres of gamma globulin that, given his prolific donor record, quite possibly contained his very own plasma.
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