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Walmart employees raise funds for 70 kids
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Leader photos by LACEY SHARP Pictured above are local law enforcement personnel who donated their time to befriend an area child, speaking with Leah Frazier.

In the spirit of giving, Walmart of Ruston was abuzz as area children received a $100 cash gift and developed new friendships with local law enforcement personnel during the store’s annual “Shop with a Cop” held on Dec.18.

“We had about 70 kids this year,” said Leah Frazier, community involvement coordinator with Walmart of Ruston. “The children who come out receive $100 each to buy whatever they would like, and they are paired with a police officer who keeps track of their purchases to make sure they don’t go over the limit.”

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