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Petal Businessman Sends Hand Warmers To Overseas Soldiers

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PETAL, Miss. - A local Petal business owner is asking for donations to ship packages overseas to soldiers who are serving our country.

The initiative is called "Operation Warm Hands."

Roy Freeman owns a marketing company that has started this task. He was also a member of the Mississippi National Guard.

He says after talking with a friend overseas, he realized the one thing that soldiers need during winter is hand warmers.

Freeman's company has bought dozens of hand warmers to ship to soldiers. They are also asking others to donate approved items to go in the packages.

His family held a packing party today to box some of the items up.

To find out how and where to donate, visit Freeman's website.

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