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Cookie day: special gifts for airmen

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on December 11, 2012 1:46 PM

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Lindsey Howard, 5, picks cookies out of a plastic box to place in a cookie care package for young airmen during the Airman Cookie Drive party held at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Monday evening. The drive, initiated by the Officer and Civilian Spouses' Club, brings a little taste of home to those airmen living in the base dorms who will not be able to travel home for the holidays.

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Shannon Dvorsky, carrying daughter Sophia, 7 weeks, picks cookies for her box during the cookie packing party. More than 600 dozen cookies were provided by local bakers for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airmen.

Joshua Howard looked puzzled. "Five," he said, placing a cookie in the small plastic container in his right hand. "Wait. Six. No. Five." The little boy stepped away from the table and started counting the contents of the box with...

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