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see pages 11 to 13 HO, HO, HO Recycle Depot hosts free Christmas luncheon
and 20 to 22 SPECIAL Santa makes an appearance, students from Westhaven School came to sing

Christmas
The seniors enjoyed talking
Every year Santa makes an
EDITION by Deanna Mitchener appearance to see who's been and sang some great Christmas with the students, the great food,
carols.
14th Annual Run of Hope Letters to Santa, Ho-ho-ho, well over 100 naughty or nice and this year was After the students were done songs, and hospitality of the
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