by Caryn Haller

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December 7, 2012
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Homebound seniors receive Christmas bags

In a precision assembly line Thursday, close to a dozen Young At Heart members filled 130 grocery bags with love.

The Christmas gift bags will be distributed to homebound seniors from Topaz Ranch Estates, to South Lake Tahoe, to Jacks Valley Road.

Filled with community donations of wash clothes, towels, mittens, scarves, hygiene products, playing cards and food, for some of the recipients it's the only Christmas gift they receive.

"I like to see the joy on their faces when they open the door," Marion Barritt said. "For many of them it's their only Christmas present, and more than that …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 7, 2012 06:08PM Published Dec 7, 2012 06:01PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.