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Students bid local instructor goodbye

Monday, March 15, 2010

(Photo)
Dawna Allen stands with her son Jeland in front of the banner which was presented to her by the students at the Fifth and Sixth Grade Center in Sikeston on Friday. Allen, a member of the Army Reserves, is leaving for Iraq on March 21 for a 400-day tour of duty.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Army reserve calls woman to serve in Iraq

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NEW MADRID -- As the choir sang the final bars of the Star-Spangled Banner, students' eyes darted across the Fifth and Sixth Grade gymnasium watching carefully the reaction of Dawna Allen. Her eyes were filled with pride. A few co-workers' eyes were brimming with tears.

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