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Trevor Joseph, center, a second-grader in Melody Stubblefield’s class at Yeso Elementary, and classmates Devon DoPorto, left, and Ariana Segovia load snacks into a care package bound for Afghanistan. The package will be received by Joseph’s father, Hugh. (Courtesy Photo)
Trevor Joseph, center, a second-grader in Melody Stubblefield’s class at Yeso Elementary, and classmates Devon DoPorto, left, and Ariana Segovia load snacks into a care package bound for Afghanistan. The package will be received by Joseph’s father, Hugh. (Courtesy Photo)

By SAMANTHA MORIN
For the Daily Press

Melody Stubblefield’s second-grade class at Yeso Elementary School is sending a special Valentine to the troops.

The class showed its support for members of the armed forces last month by putting together a care package to ship to Afghanistan. Beginning Jan. 14, students collected items such as chapstick, sunflower seeds, DVDs, magazines, books, hard candy, peanuts, beef jerky, trail mix and wet wipes. Along with the items, the children composed Valentine’s Day cards to send, as well.

On Friday, Jan. 28, the second-graders boxed up the items and prepared the care package to be shipped to a recipient close to their hearts: Hugh Joseph, the father of Trevor Joseph, a student in Stubblefield’s class. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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