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A doll, lifetime of memories for Eagle View third grader


Nine-year-old Martika Ward received a special gift in February that she likely won’t forget.

When Martika’s family lost their home in Jenkins in late January to a house fire, Eagle View Elementary School second-grade teacher Rachel Sullivan asked the girl what she missed most from her lost possessions. When Martika replied that she missed her dollies, Sullivan and the rest of the Eagle View staff sprung into action.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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