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Northwestern students honor hometown veterans; spread cheer worldwide

posted Nov 13, 2015, 3:12 PM by Courtney Fobes ‎(Marketing & PR)‎   [ updated Nov 13, 2015, 3:22 PM ]

Northwestern Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Erin Lewis had her class start making cards for soldiers 10 years ago.

This year, some of the students now in the military from that first class that made cards, will be receiving cards.

Classes made more than 400 cards to send to soldiers serving stateside and overseas. They drew pictures and wrote personal letters to soldiers they both know and don’t know as part of the English curriculum.

“You can just spread some Christmas cheer to all the people fighting for our country, even though they aren’t here,” said fourth-grader Natalie Sayers, who has a brother in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Lewis said she hopes the students she had 10 years ago that made the first batch of cards will remember doing it and “it comes full circle.”
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