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Candy Picka, program coordinator for the Mankato Crisis Nursery, said children who stay in short-term foster homes are often scared and without anything to call their own. So the program appreciates donations like these, whether they're stuffed bears to give comfort or more practical items like diapers or toothbrushes.

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