Hallie Bea Barnard, a 10-year-old Denton girl, center, hops aboard a Denton fire engine on October 23. She was transported to the Buc-ee's near Texas Motor Speedway, from where Fort Worth firefighters took her to the Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth for a bone marrow transplant. 

The Denton ISD student made famous for her highly publicized battle against a rare blood disease will have another event in her honor on Wednesday.

Hallie Barnard, previously a fifth-grader at Ryan Elementary, was diagnosed with Diamond-Blackfan Anemia at 13 months old.

A blood drive hosted by the Denton County Sheriff's Office will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at 127 N. Woodrow Lane in Denton.

Walk-ins are welcome, according to the law enforcement agency's social media accounts.  

MARSHALL REID can be reached at 940-566-6862 and via Twitter at @MarshallKReid.

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