troubleshooting Question

select from more than one column mysql

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Is it possible to select from more than one column in sql.
What i am trying to do is build a search where if I type a first name or a last name in my search form I can retrieve data checking two different columns.  Is that possible.  This code does not work but it may give you an idea of what I am trying to do.  I want to look in mem_first_name or mem_last_name and retrieve all that match my search.

"SELECT * FROM members WHERE mem_first_name = %s OR mem_last_name = %s"
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