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Young Catholic students receive visit from pen-pal sergeant

.- Students at St. Michael's Catholic School in Cary have been learning a lot about service and community in their special outreach project to U.S. soldiers, exchanging letters with them, making gifts and praying for their safe return.

But the kids got a special treat Nov. 14, when Sergeant Brad Brewczak, an army sergeant in Kuwait, visited several classes, including a class of four-year-olds, to thank them in person. The young children had never met Brewczak; they only knew him by a blurry picture.  

The students' letters created a bright spot in the darkness of war, said the sergeant. The letters really help morale, he continued. Brewczak is heading back overseas in a few weeks. The children will continue to correspond with the sergeant; they're already planning what kind of cookies to send him.


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Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

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