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Good eggs for Easter

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10 April 2015

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From Mr Ray Taylor

Sir, - I read with great interest the Revd Sally Hitchiner's column (Comment, 2 April), particularly the last paragraph regarding Easter eggs to foodbanks.

I am Chaplain to the 1st Mid-Suffolk Boys' Brigade Company (which also has girl members), and I suggested to the Company Section (children aged between 11 and 15) that, as a Lenten challenge, since they all seemed to think they would be receiving quite a few Easter eggs, perhaps they should think of families who could not afford an Easter egg.

Their task was not to ask mum to get one from the supermarket next time she was there, but to go themselves and choose the best one they could afford, and buy it with their own pocket money. This they all did, and I received 16 Easter eggs, which I took to the local foodbank and, I hope, gave a bit of joy to some families.

Ray Taylor (Reader)

Paupers View, Union Road, Onehouse, Suffolk IP14 3EH

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