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By: Jeremy Nash
From: News Herald

Villagers donate trees for elephants

Lynda Parker and a handful of other volunteers stacked Christmas trees in the back of a trailer Thursday so they could be transported across the state for a good cause.

This year marked the second time Parker has delivered holiday trees to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, something she feels is worthwhile despite the four-hour drive to Hohenwald.

“Last year I got a Christmas tree, I got a live Christmas tree, and at the end of every Christmas I was like, ‘What am I going to do with this? I don’t want the POA to just grind it up. I’m sure I could find something better to do with it’,” Parker said. “I found out about the elephant sanctuary and it’s a four-hour drive and I was like, ‘That’s too far for just one tree,’ so I managed to collect about eight trees last year and that I felt made it worthwhile, and I thought, ‘Well, next year I’m going to plan it a little better and do a little bit of coordinating and get more people involved.’ Look what happened.

Read more: https://www.news-herald.net/news/villagers-donate-trees-for-elephants/article_6ff200a0-a76b-5fc6-9be0-f19d4defc928.html

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