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Students send their love to the troops

By Karen Cohilas - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Hundreds of special valentines will soon be on the way overseas to troops serving our country.  

Students at Sherwood Acres school made special Valentines cards for troops. They thanked them for their service and told them how much they love them.

It's a way to bring a little bit of joy to troops separated from their families.

The cards are being collected and sent by Post 30 of the American Legion.

"Sending letters to all the troops that help serve the country," said student Brian Prince.

"We did it for them," added Jalen Florence. 

"We know that so many of the troops cannot be with their loved ones and it was our way of saying thank you," said Beta Club Advisor Margaret Hatcher.

American Legion Post 30 Commander Ray Humphrey said, "It is such a treat.  It just brightens up your whole day at a time when you would feel kind of down and lonely, it really helps."

All of the almost 700 students at Sherwood Acres participated. 

Students at Live Oak school also are sending Valentines to troops overseas.


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