Army officer visits school after being surprised by letter package

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Austin Bailey was serving in Georgia when a care package of letters written by second-graders arrived, coincidentally from the same school he attended in Clovis.
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U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Austin Bailey was serving in Georgia when a care package of letters written by second-graders arrived, coincidentally from the same school he attended in Clovis.

Carmen George is a features and news reporter for The Fresno Bee. Her stories have been recognized with Best of the West, George F. Gruner, and McClatchy President’s awards, and nine first or second place awards from the California News Publishers Association. She has a passion for sharing people’s stories to highlight issues and promote greater understanding.