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By Karen Gackel
White Salmon 

Operation Christmas Child is back

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

What starts out as a simple gift—a decorated shoebox packed with items needed such as school supplies, grooming necessities, and colorful toys—is used by God to transform the hearts and souls of millions of children and their families in more than 100 countries. This opportunity to share God’s love is available to individuals, groups and churches here in the Gorge through Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse.

Each gift is delivered with a Gospel booklet in the local language to bring “good news of great joy” (Luke 2:10) into the lives of children living in harsh circumstances. Often these life-changing gifts are the only ones children ever r...

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