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fill suitcases to share
stories of their heritage Monday,
February 21, 2005 - Michelle Strutzenberger
Students at a Peterborough elementary school community
are looking into their cultural pasts to help themselves,
their parents and community members, better understand
and celebrate the diverse heritages represented at the
school. Full Story