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Community Connect looks to give a little back to those most in need


WILLMAR -- Families in crisis or living in poverty often don't have one of life's most basic mementoes -- the family portrait.

Often they can't afford to have a family picture taken, or they've been forced to leave cherished photos behind, says Christie Kurth, director of the Willmar Area Food Shelf.

Free photo sessions for these families will be among the dozens of resources available next week at Heartland Community Ac-tion Agency's Community Co-nnect event.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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