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Friday, February 7, 2014

My Red Cross Story: Helping Military Kids

When I was a young teenager, I lived at NAS Chase Field in Beeville, Texas. There is no longer a US Naval Air Station there. At that time, I volunteered with the Red Cross helping give swimming lessons to young children of the service men. My family set a fine example of helping others. I was proud to help the Red Cross, but I think even more proud to help the military families. The Red Cross reaches people in so many different ways.

- Mimi Carpenter, 50

Volunteer instructors teach thousands of Colorado residents lifesaving skills like water safety, CPR and first aid every year. Read more about our trainings or sign up at www.redcross.org/takeaclass.

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