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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

SOME GOOD NEWS FOR THE DAY

Kindi re-opens kindergarten
Tuesday, 31 July 2007
By Sgt. 1st Class Kap Kim1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs

BAGHDAD — Waoud kindergartners, 4-year-old Huda and her sister, 6-year-old Sara, waited all day in their fancy dresses and stood in the Baghdad heat to perform the most important duty they’d ever faced: their job was to carry a small pair of scissors that would be used for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at their newly, renovated school.

On break from school, she showed up with her mother, one of the school’s teachers. When the team of Kindi Neighborhood Advisory Council bigwigs showed up in their sweat-ringed shirts and ties, she got up out of her seat and handed them to the chairman, Hassan Al-Kharsan, who cut the ribbon in front of a small crowd. (read more)

1 comment:

Nancy Maxwell James said...

thank you for posting this story and your continued support of our troops. I had started cards earlier this summer (I have about 40) but wanted to get more made before sending them off.

thank you for your kind words on my blog. It is people like you that help Mama's stay strong when their babies go...
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