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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Candy Buy Back Nets Second Largest Return


November 9, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

The streets were filled with ghosts and goblins of various age, princesses and heroes of various worlds, all holding sacks and plastic pumpkins in anticipation of a sampling of sweets at Trunk or Treat and neighboring homes.

The following day, many of those children surrendered all or a portion of their sweetly gotten gains to a program benefiting military personnel on assignment.

Operation Gratitude promotes the candy give-back program. The donated candy, a "buy-back" program in Sidney, is sent where it is repackaged to be sent to soldiers overseas. The Halloween Candy Give-Back program...

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