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PERHAM -- A Perham fourth-grader shared a nagging worry with his school counselor during Thanksgiving week.

A mysterious well-wisher had been slipping a weekend's worth of meals and snacks in the boy's locker with striking regularity each Friday. But the last day of school that week was Wednesday. It looked like the boy wouldn't be getting his delivery, which he shared with a preschool-age brother at home.


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