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Time.com: Here's what was inside the first-ever 'Care Package'

Contents of a CARE Package. CARE
Contents of a CARE Package. CARE

TIME published a story online about the history of the CARE Package. The story featured an interview with Renate Senter, of the original CARE package recipients who described what it was like to receive the boxes as a WWII refugee. The boxes contained toothbrushes, toothpaste, shoes, dresses, pencils, erasers and paper, she said. “Up until that point, my shoes consisted of straw sandals, which would fall apart in the rain as we would walk about a mile and a half from our home to school, and my mother had been making our clothes, skirts, out of old Nazi flags,” she said. Read the story here


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