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Reader's Exchange: Piano player is missing key thing

Pattie Patterson of Clearwater is hoping for a blue Christmas — sort of. Pattie has been trying to find a garland of small blue bells for years. She has checked department stores, discount stores, flea markets, garage sales, to no avail. She would like to give the garland to her adult daughter, who has fond memories of it from her childhood. If you can help Pattie with her Christmas wish, please give her a call at (727) 461-4198.

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College student Nick Gunnin enjoys the piano and plays at Transfiguration Catholic Church several times a week. He would like to practice at home but does not have a piano. Is there a chance anyone out there has one that's just sitting around collecting dust? Nick can be reached at (727) 521-3934.

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Lucie Somers of Dunedin, whose name may be familiar to the regular readers of this column, is looking for new and used greeting cards as well as recipes and cookbooks. Lucie's address is 1415 Main St., No. 219, Dunedin, FL 34698.

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Adeline Grieco of Brooksville, a faithful reader for many years, is looking for Snoopy cards and cards with the Virgin Mary. She also is seeking "a working small computer" for their assisted living home meetings. Adeline can be reached at (352) 597-6628. (And if you have any ideas for crafts, she is happy to have them.)

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Reader's Exchange: Piano player is missing key thing 11/06/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 7:37pm]
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