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Blue Star Mothers, along with fathers and friends, gathered to pack holiday packages for soldiers Saturday in Park Rapids. Front row, from left, are Marlene May, Jasmine Cease and Talya Smith. Second row, from left, are Russ Carmichael, Connie Carmichael, Deb Korsgaden, Marie Flora, Rich Coulter and Jeanette Bates. Back row, from left, are Gary Korsgaden, Nancy Anderson, Dennis Anderson, Randy Wilson, Mae Benjamin, Sandra Bates, Michael Bates and Eric Smith. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Blue Star Mothers group packs gift boxes for soldiers

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Families gathered this week to pack boxes of support for soldiers.

The Northwoods Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., come together to support each other along with families who have loved ones in the military.


The holiday packages include snacks, socks, spoons and forks, hats and toiletries. They were packed by mothers, fathers and friends.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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