Last spring, Alan Dukor had just dropped off 75 letters and two care packages for U.S. troops at the post office when he stopped in his tracks.
“I felt an unbelievable feeling of doing what I could do,” Dukor, 19, says. “A lot of people want to help the troops but don’t know how. So why don’t I organize them?”
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Michael Barnes writes about Austin people, places and history