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Volunteers help pack unused medical supplies to send overseas

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Doctors and lawyers are teaming up to help those less fortunate around the world. 

Dozens of medical professionals and volunteers boxed-up donated medical supplies Saturday morning. 

It's all part of a group called 'Supplies Over Seas,' which ships the supplies to countries who need it most. 

Each year, millions of unused medical supplies are thrown away. The Kentucky Justice Association partnered with the group to help make the drive possible.

"Here, outside of our respective businesses, we are working as a team to give back to the community and to the world, so it is a win-win for everyone involved, and we are happy to be a part of it," Jared Smith, with the Kentucky Justice Association, said. 

The supplies will now be loaded into a 40-foot sea-going container, and distributed to 100 countries.

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