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Blood Drive in Honor of Christian Carrillo

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

We have an update on Christian Carrillo, the young man who was hit by a car and left on the road three weeks ago. Saturday, the community came out to give blood in honor of the 17 year old. The Coastal Bend Blood Center hosted the drive. It happened at the Mission Shopping Center on Ayers. Its where, for the first time, we met the couple who found Carrillo and called for help. The victim's mother calling the couple her angels. Misty Taylor, Christian's mom said, "my son would be dead if it wasn't for these people right here. He would be gone. He's alive, in horrible condition, but he's here because of them." Christian's family hopes to move him to Austin for rehab once he's well enough. Christian's mom says he is making progress. He is starting to move his arms, and react to commands however, he has a long road of recovery.

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