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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Emily Douglas Makes a Difference

Here's a great story from the folks over at Karmatube:

Emily Douglas, as a high school senior, had delivered over 70,000 books and tons of clothing and toys to the children of Appalachia in Ohio. Emily's "Grandma's Gifts" program is proof, she says, that "anybody can make a difference who wants to."


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