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A ‘beary’ merry Christmas

A few of Santa’s local helpers made their rounds, spreading holiday cheer Monday morning at Open Door School, Bryant Health Care Center and Sunset Nursing Home.

Tuesday, December 11, 2001

A few of Santa’s local helpers made their rounds, spreading holiday cheer Monday morning at Open Door School, Bryant Health Care Center and Sunset Nursing Home. Above, Avon sales representatives Helen Sellers (far left), Sara Farley and Joyce Collins all share a laugh as Harry Castle, a Bryant nursing home resident hugs his new "Hug-Me Bear," then turns to hug Collins. This marks the third year that Avon has distributed these customer-donated bears. Nearly 850 bears have been handed out over the past couple of years and they hope to give over 1,000 this year.