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Group provides soldiers a gift from home during the holidays

For soldiers overseas, the holidays can cause feelings of homesickness. Well, one Minnesota group is working to bring a bit of home to them during the holidays.

Volunteers at the Rosemount American Legion prepared care packages this month as part of Operation Minnesota Nice. Started about six years ago, the organization will provide care packages including food, clothing and even personalized gifts to 1,300 soldiers this holiday. One solider describes what it felt like to receive such a package while serving in Iraq during this time of year.

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