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Huntington City Mission Serves Thanksgiving Dinner

Reported by: Send eMail Katelyn Sykes
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Nov. 28, 2013 1:21 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013 1:27 PM EST

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Huntington Mission
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

The Huntington City Mission planned to serve its Thanksgiving dinner Thursday.

Meals were to be served between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. During the holidays, the mission feeds more than just residents, but also people in the community.

"If it wasn't for the mission, [I] don't know if I'd be alive, I had nowhere to go," Christina Rickman of Huntington said. "[I] wasn't eating right, had nowhere to sleep. I'm very very thankful for this place."

When the temperature drops below 40 degrees, a white flag flies high over the mission.That's when workers make room for the homeless or hungry to have a place to get in out of the cold.



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