Singer-songwriter Brittany Jean is currently on tour and has a new album out, "Wander With Me." Last week, we email-chatted with the Pacific Northwest artist just before her first New York City concert.
When Kristi Garat of Bothell was told it took 250 plasma donations to save her life, she decided she wanted to dedicate her time to giving back. Late in the summer of 2014, she was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP). After she became healthy again, she set off on a mission to replenish the blood supply she had used.