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Pam Kiser, left, helps her children, Alex and Anna, arrange toys, candy, soap and other items Sunday into a shoe box for Operation Christmas Child in their Moorhead home. (Carrie Snyder/The Forum)

Shoe box gifts help kids in need in 130 countries

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MOORHEAD -- Last year, letters from Macedonia started arriving in the Kisers' Moorhead mailbox. Then came drawings, family photos and a picture of the 10-year-old writer's two cats.


That was the first time the Kisers got an answer to a long-standing question: Where does the shoe box full of gifts they pack up each November go?

"That's something we always wonder," Pam Kiser says. "Is it going to a war-torn country? Is it going to a poverty-stricken area?"

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