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Kay Oakland, an organizer with Project Linus.

Blankets for kids at a critical time -- Kids at Ogema elementary help with 'Project Linus'

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When Carla Otten asked her students at Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Elementary School if any of them wanted to help carry blankets from the classroom to Kay Oakland's car, every single one of them excitedly raised a hand.


That's just one example of this group of fourth-graders' willingness to help others.

They also made the fleece tie-blankets as part of Project Linus, a nonprofit for which Oakland is the Norman and Mahnomen counties' chapter coordinator.

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