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Mary Perdue stops in Valdosta

February 21, 2006

Valdosta - The first lady of this state wants Georgians to take a stand and protect our children.

Mary Perdue stopped in Valdosta Tuesday to talk with community leaders and youth advocates about her "Our Children’s Campaign." The campaign targets corporate, faith and civic outreach organizations across the state, and encourages them to voluntter and give financially to Georgia 's child serving organizations.

Mrs. Perdue told the crowd about her experience as a foster parent and encouraged others to do what they can to support children in need.

"I want to raise awareness about the needs of our state for children in foster care and i want to inform them of what they can do within their communities to make it easy for people to get involved," said Perdue.

Mrs. Perdue also stopped in Tifton to promote the "Our Children’s Campaign."

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