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  • Sorority donates fans to NWLA Veterans Cemetery

    Sorority donates fans to NWLA Veterans Cemetery

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:08:21 GMT
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorors with Cemetery Director Ken Epperson/Source: NWLA Veterans CemeteryDelta Sigma Theta Sorors with Cemetery Director Ken Epperson/Source: NWLA Veterans Cemetery
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorors with Cemetery Director Ken Epperson/Source: NWLA Veterans CemeteryDelta Sigma Theta Sorors with Cemetery Director Ken Epperson/Source: NWLA Veterans Cemetery

    A generous donation to the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery will help keep families and friends cool during services and other programs in the heat of the summer.  The Shreveport Alumnae Chapter, of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., donated two 30" barrel fans Thursday, June 21. 

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    A generous donation to the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery will help keep families and friends cool during services and other programs in the heat of the summer.  The Shreveport Alumnae Chapter, of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., donated two 30" barrel fans Thursday, June 21. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: Texas soldier killed during WWII to be buried in hometown Saturday

    KSLA Salutes: Texas soldier killed during WWII to be buried in hometown Saturday

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:49:06 GMT
    Army SSGT Leo J. Husak, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for/Source: Husak FamilyArmy SSGT Leo J. Husak, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for/Source: Husak Family
    Army SSGT Leo J. Husak, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for/Source: Husak FamilyArmy SSGT Leo J. Husak, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for/Source: Husak Family

    A soldier killed in Germany during World War II will finally be laid to rest in his family's cemetery this weekend. Army Staff Sgt. Leo Husak was killed in action in 1945. 

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    A soldier killed in Germany during World War II will finally be laid to rest in his family's cemetery this weekend. Army Staff Sgt. Leo Husak was killed in action in 1945. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: BAFB Chute shop, 'The last to let you down'

    KSLA Salutes: BAFB Chute shop, 'The last to let you down'

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:48:07 GMT
    Barksdale airmen inspect survival kits & ejection seats/Source: KSLA News 12Barksdale airmen inspect survival kits & ejection seats/Source: KSLA News 12

    There's a select group of airmen on Barksdale that serve as the lifeline to those who fly in the sky. They're often the unsung heroes in times of emergency. 

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    There's a select group of airmen on Barksdale that serve as the lifeline to those who fly in the sky. They're often the unsung heroes in times of emergency. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: Vietnam Veteran Ernest DeWolf, Jr

    KSLA Salutes: Vietnam Veteran Ernest DeWolf, Jr

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:40:28 GMT
    Vietnam Veteran Ernest DeWolf, Jr shares stories of helping others and his time in Vietnam with KSLA's Marie Waxel/Source: KSLAVietnam Veteran Ernest DeWolf, Jr shares stories of helping others and his time in Vietnam with KSLA's Marie Waxel/Source: KSLA

    At 17-years-old, Ernest DeWolf, Jr enlisted in the U. S. Air Force.  

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    At 17-years-old, Ernest DeWolf, Jr enlisted in the U. S. Air Force.  

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  • BAFB 2BW under new command

    BAFB 2BW under new command

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:55:21 GMT
    Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing Commander/Source: BAFBCol. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing Commander/Source: BAFB
    Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing Commander/Source: BAFBCol. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing Commander/Source: BAFB

    More than 500 airmen and community leaders filled a hanger at Barksdale Air Force Base Monday, to witness the ceremonial change of command for the 2nd Bomb Wing.

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    More than 500 airmen and community leaders filled a hanger at Barksdale Air Force Base Monday, to witness the ceremonial change of command for the 2nd Bomb Wing.

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  • LA. Gov proclaims "Louisiana Women Veterans Day"

    LA. Gov proclaims "Louisiana Women Veterans Day"

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:38:02 GMT
    (Source: Gov. John Bel Edwards)(Source: Gov. John Bel Edwards)

    On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards proclaimed June 12 as Louisiana Women Veterans Day.

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    On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards proclaimed June 12 as Louisiana Women Veterans Day.

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  • Pediatric services at new ER facility help save boy's life

    Pediatric services at new ER facility help save boy's life

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-12 02:22:39 GMT
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)

    One of Grey Floyd’s favorite things to do is color pictures. The six-year-old has a way of showing his personality through his art. But Grey’s personality changed when he walked into a Bossier City Dairy Queen last month. 

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    One of Grey Floyd’s favorite things to do is color pictures. The six-year-old has a way of showing his personality through his art. But Grey’s personality changed when he walked into a Bossier City Dairy Queen last month. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: Surviving Vietnam and saving lives at home

    KSLA Salutes: Surviving Vietnam and saving lives at home

    Friday, June 8 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-06-08 19:36:57 GMT
    Retired USAF Capt Gary Hughes flew 210 combat missions in Vietnam/Source: HughesRetired USAF Capt Gary Hughes flew 210 combat missions in Vietnam/Source: Hughes

    A Vietnam veteran came home with the goal to save lives back in the states after a near brush with death before even heading overseas. 

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    A Vietnam veteran came home with the goal to save lives back in the states after a near brush with death before even heading overseas. 

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  • Pup of the Week: Ralphie

    Pup of the Week: Ralphie

    Ralphie came in with a friend, Cinnamon and was surrended by his owner.More >>
  • Veterans group presents $26K in scholarships to 19 students

    Veterans group presents $26K in scholarships to 19 students

    Monday, June 4 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-06-05 00:48:20 GMT
    (far left) retired Air Force Lt. Col. George Finck, scholarship program organizer; (middle) retired Air Force Col. Mike Dilda, president Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter;  and (far right) retired Air Force Col. David Lay, secretary Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter.(far left) retired Air Force Lt. Col. George Finck, scholarship program organizer; (middle) retired Air Force Col. Mike Dilda, president Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter; and (far right) retired Air Force Col. David Lay, secretary Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter.
    (far left) retired Air Force Lt. Col. George Finck, scholarship program organizer; (middle) retired Air Force Col. Mike Dilda, president Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter;  and (far right) retired Air Force Col. David Lay, secretary Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter.(far left) retired Air Force Lt. Col. George Finck, scholarship program organizer; (middle) retired Air Force Col. Mike Dilda, president Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter; and (far right) retired Air Force Col. David Lay, secretary Ark-La-Tex MOAA Chapter.

    An ArkLaTex veterans group presented $26,000 in scholarship to 19 graduating seniors during a banquet Saturday night at Barksdale Air Force Base. 

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    An ArkLaTex veterans group presented $26,000 in scholarship to 19 graduating seniors during a banquet Saturday night at Barksdale Air Force Base. 

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  • 'To honor with dignity' KSLA Salutes BAFB Honor Guard

    'To honor with dignity' KSLA Salutes BAFB Honor Guard

    Friday, June 1 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-01 18:59:02 GMT
    Members of BAFB Honor Guard practice funeral detail to ensure perfection & grace/Source: KSLA News 12Members of BAFB Honor Guard practice funeral detail to ensure perfection & grace/Source: KSLA News 12
    Members of BAFB Honor Guard practice funeral detail to ensure perfection & grace/Source: KSLA News 12Members of BAFB Honor Guard practice funeral detail to ensure perfection & grace/Source: KSLA News 12

    There's a heaviness that never becomes routine when dealing with loss of a life. For a select few airmen on Barksdale Air Force Base, their job is to show honor and reverence for the fallen. 

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    There's a heaviness that never becomes routine when dealing with loss of a life. For a select few airmen on Barksdale Air Force Base, their job is to show honor and reverence for the fallen. 

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  • Caddo Parish JROTC Cadets take part in annual 'Cadet Leadership Challenge'

    Caddo Parish JROTC Cadets take part in annual 'Cadet Leadership Challenge'

    Friday, June 1 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-06-01 18:51:06 GMT
    Caddo Parish JROTC cadets take part in STEM classes at LSUS as part of annual summer camp/Source: KSLA News 12Caddo Parish JROTC cadets take part in STEM classes at LSUS as part of annual summer camp/Source: KSLA News 12
    Caddo Parish JROTC cadets take part in STEM classes at LSUS as part of annual summer camp/Source: KSLA News 12Caddo Parish JROTC cadets take part in STEM classes at LSUS as part of annual summer camp/Source: KSLA News 12

    Caddo Parish Army JROTC cadets hit the first two weeks of summer break running. Several hundred cadets from all Caddo Parish schools are taking part in their annual 'Cadet Leadership Challenge' or 'Summer Camp' as they call it.  

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    Caddo Parish Army JROTC cadets hit the first two weeks of summer break running. Several hundred cadets from all Caddo Parish schools are taking part in their annual 'Cadet Leadership Challenge' or 'Summer Camp' as they call it.  

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  • Portion of Mansfield highway named in memory of soldier KIA

    NWLA roadway to honor Mansfield native KIA

    Friday, June 1 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-01 18:27:12 GMT
    SSG Richard Vazquez, KIA November 2013/Source: FamilySSG Richard Vazquez, KIA November 2013/Source: Family
    SSG Richard Vazquez, KIA November 2013/Source: FamilySSG Richard Vazquez, KIA November 2013/Source: Family

    A stretch of road in Mansfield will soon be renamed to honor the life and legacy of an ArkLaTex soldier killed in action. A portion of Louisiana Highway 175 will be known as "Staff Sergeant Richard Lee Vazquez Memorial Highway." 

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    A stretch of road in Mansfield will soon be renamed to honor the life and legacy of an ArkLaTex soldier killed in action. A portion of Louisiana Highway 175 will be known as "Staff Sergeant Richard Lee Vazquez Memorial Highway." 

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  • KSLA Salutes: Remembering NWLA native KIA

    KSLA Salutes: Remembering NWLA native KIA

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-29 19:36:12 GMT
    SSG Richard 'Rich' Vazquez, KIA 13 NOV 2013/Source: FamilySSG Richard 'Rich' Vazquez, KIA 13 NOV 2013/Source: Family

    An ArkLaTex native died after being critically wounded by a roadside bomb in 2013. The 28-year-old Special Forces Green Beret was serving his third tour in Afghanistan. KSLA Salutes the late Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez.

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    An ArkLaTex native died after being critically wounded by a roadside bomb in 2013. The 28-year-old Special Forces Green Beret was serving his third tour in Afghanistan. KSLA Salutes the late Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez.

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  • KSLA Salutes: Keithville veteran celebrates 90th Birthday

    KSLA Salutes: Keithville veteran celebrates 90th Birthday

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:31:47 GMT
    Retired U.S. Army SSG Harold Lewis/Source: FamilyRetired U.S. Army SSG Harold Lewis/Source: Family

    Retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Harold Lewis,  of Keithville, Louisiana is celebrating is 90th Birthday on Friday. 

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    Retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Harold Lewis,  of Keithville, Louisiana is celebrating is 90th Birthday on Friday. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: After 75 years, Marine makes trip home to be buried next to his mother in LA

    KSLA Salutes: After 75 years, Marine makes trip home to be buried next to his mother in LA

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:09:36 GMT
    The late World War II Marine 2nd Lt. Harvel Lee Moore (Source: Moore's family)The late World War II Marine 2nd Lt. Harvel Lee Moore (Source: Moore's family)

    After 75 years, a World War II Marine is finally coming home. The late 2nd Lt. Harvel Lee Moore, killed in the Battle of Tarawa, is being escorted to Chatham to be laid to rest next to his mother. 

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    After 75 years, a World War II Marine is finally coming home. The late 2nd Lt. Harvel Lee Moore, killed in the Battle of Tarawa, is being escorted to Chatham to be laid to rest next to his mother. 

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  • Pre-Memorial Day ceremony for fallen military men, women

    Pre-Memorial Day ceremony for fallen military men, women

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:01:47 GMT
    (Source: KSLA News 12)The Caddo Parish Commission held the ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)The Caddo Parish Commission held the ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. (Source: KSLA News 12)
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)

    Dozens of people in northwest Louisiana spent Thursday morning honoring the fallen military men and women in a Pre-Memorial Day ceremony. 

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    Dozens of people in northwest Louisiana spent Thursday morning honoring the fallen military men and women in a Pre-Memorial Day ceremony. 

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  • KSLA Salutes: For love & honor, surviving Vietnam

    KSLA Salutes: For love & honor, surviving Vietnam

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:20:23 GMT
    SFC Jimmie Brown (Ret.) U.S. Army/Source: Brown familySFC Jimmie Brown (Ret.) U.S. Army/Source: Brown family

    Retired Sergeant First Class Jimmie Brown served 20 years in the U.S. Army, but most know him as Pappy. Three of those years he lead a special forces recon squad, fighting their way through the jungles of Vietnam.  

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    Retired Sergeant First Class Jimmie Brown served 20 years in the U.S. Army, but most know him as Pappy. Three of those years he lead a special forces recon squad, fighting their way through the jungles of Vietnam.  

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  • KSLA Salutes: Vietnam veterans memorial dedicated at Camp Joy

    KSLA Salutes: Vietnam veterans memorial dedicated at Camp Joy

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:34:59 GMT
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Camp Joy/Source: KSLA News 12Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Camp Joy/Source: KSLA News 12

    A special dedication took place at Camp Joy on Friday to show veterans just how much their service and sacrifice means. 

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    A special dedication took place at Camp Joy on Friday to show veterans just how much their service and sacrifice means. 

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  • Deployed father surprises his daughter during her graduation

    KSLA Salutes: Deployed Dad surprises daughter during her graduation from Hope High

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:46:54 GMT
    Lt. Col. Charles Conway and his daughter Ja’Brea Conway at her graduation from Hope High School. (Source: KSLA News 12)Lt. Col. Charles Conway and his daughter Ja’Brea Conway at her graduation from Hope High School. (Source: KSLA News 12)
    Lt. Col. Charles Conway and his daughter Ja’Brea Conway at her graduation from Hope High School. (Source: KSLA News 12)Lt. Col. Charles Conway and his daughter Ja’Brea Conway at her graduation from Hope High School. (Source: KSLA News 12)

    He kept telling his daughter he wished he could be there but was on deployment in Afghanistan. Then guess who popped up during her graduation from Hope, Ark., High School.

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    He kept telling his daughter he wished he could be there but was on deployment in Afghanistan. Then guess who popped up during her graduation from Hope, Ark., High School.

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  • ArkLaTex veterans group awarded for efforts to honor military members

    ArkLaTex veterans group awarded for efforts to honor military members

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:23:37 GMT
    Source: The Veterans Celebration CommitteeSource: The Veterans Celebration Committee

    The Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourism Bureau awarded the Veterans Celebration Committee with the 2018 Tourism Partner Award.

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    The Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourism Bureau awarded the Veterans Celebration Committee with the 2018 Tourism Partner Award.

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  • Specialists make surgery stress free

    Specialists make surgery stress free

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 09:17:41 GMT
    Davis Cotner (Source: KSLA)Davis Cotner (Source: KSLA)

    Davis Cotner has not suffered from strep throat since he had his tonsils taken out five months ago. 

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    Davis Cotner has not suffered from strep throat since he had his tonsils taken out five months ago. 

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  • About KSLA Cares

    About KSLA Cares

    Friday, March 11 2016 4:42 PM EST2016-03-11 21:42:27 GMT
    Friday, March 11 2016 5:17 PM EST2016-03-11 22:17:58 GMT

    In order to better showcase the organizations and events we support and to put a sharper focus on the causes they serve, we have adopted a new community-themed campaign called “KSLA Cares.” 

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    In order to better showcase the organizations and events we support and to put a sharper focus on the causes they serve, we have adopted a new community-themed campaign called “KSLA Cares.” 

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  • KSLA News 12 Editorials

    KSLA News 12 Editorials

    As a news organization, we at KSLA believe we have an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better as well.

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    As a news organization, we at KSLA believe we have an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better as well.

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  • Pediatric services at new ER facility help save boy's life

    Pediatric services at new ER facility help save boy's life

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-12 02:22:39 GMT
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)

    One of Grey Floyd’s favorite things to do is color pictures. The six-year-old has a way of showing his personality through his art. But Grey’s personality changed when he walked into a Bossier City Dairy Queen last month. 

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    One of Grey Floyd’s favorite things to do is color pictures. The six-year-old has a way of showing his personality through his art. But Grey’s personality changed when he walked into a Bossier City Dairy Queen last month. 

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  • Specialists make surgery stress free

    Specialists make surgery stress free

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 09:17:41 GMT
    Davis Cotner (Source: KSLA)Davis Cotner (Source: KSLA)

    Davis Cotner has not suffered from strep throat since he had his tonsils taken out five months ago. 

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    Davis Cotner has not suffered from strep throat since he had his tonsils taken out five months ago. 

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  • 'Bingo for Miracles' to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network

    'Bingo for Miracles' to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:16:48 GMT

    It's not just an ordinary Bingo game — it's a Bingo game that can change children's lives.

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    It's not just an ordinary Bingo game — it's a Bingo game that can change children's lives.

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