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Burger blessing

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 05 Jul 2013 @ 12:04

NO FUSTY church room for these six girls, in which to be prepared for their confirmation, but a cosy corner in the local McDonald's, in Dundee, with a Happy Meal thrown in.

For six weeks, Cerys Hawes, Jodi Glen, Eryn Strachan, Skye Glen, Keeva Taylor, and Hannah Jordan met in a private space provided by McDonald's, and the Happy Meals were a generous donation by the burger chain. I am told that the girls were, indeed, "happy", and asked searching questions during their classes with ...

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