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Summer lunch program’s participation way up

Patricia Cabrera and her neighbors walked to the park just north of Empire Elementary School on Monday. They sat in the shade, feeding their babies, while their older children ran through the grass or sprinkled glitter on an art project. “The kids are happy here,” Cabrera said. “They can eat and play. Two things at the same time.” More than 70 children showed up Monday to eat a free lunch and participate in activities as part of Food for Thought’s second annual summer lunch program. Stephanie Gardner, executive director of the nonprofit Food for Thought, which discreetly provides food to …

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