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SCCSD Featured on CBS News: Student pen pals help senior citizens cope with Coronavirus isolation

CBS News Feature East High Pen Pals Connect with Local Community Memebers

Some high school students in the American heartland are turning to the old-fashioned art of letter writing to reach local senior citizens who are not allowed to venture out or have visitors during the coronavirus pandemic. Chip Reid found some of these letter-writing relationships leaped off the page into newfound friendships right here in Sioux City, IA. See how pen pals from East High School are connecting with local community members on CBS This Morning.

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