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The tragedy in Newtown Connecticut has left many families and children reeling after the loss of so many. Alyssa White, who founded Teddys for Newtown recently donated teddy bears to children affected by this tragedy.

White says that she hopes the bears comfort the children.

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White gave out some of the extra bears to kids at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria earlier this week.

White says that this tragedy has hit home with her because she is studying to be a teacher.

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White says that she will now be giving away the rest of the excess teddy bears to various children’s hospitals.

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