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Rhonda Fode's third grade class received pictures and letters of thanks from the soldiers they sent handmade Patriotic Pillows to for Christmas.

Third-graders get thanks for pillows they crafted

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At the start of last December, Denise Olson contacted the students in Rhonda Fode's third grade classroom at Roosevelt School. Denise's daughter-in-law, Army Captain Lisa Olson, is serving with the 115 CSH Task Force in Herat, Afghanistan, as an RN specializing in trauma and emergency care.


Lisa told her mother-in-law that it is very sad to see the wounded or sick soldiers in the care unit with no one or nothing to comfort them, especially so close to Christmas.

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