Cards for the troops

After accepting hundreds of phone cards collected through donations, U.S. Rep Mark Kirk (R-Ill) talks with 5th grade students at Highcrest Middle School in Wilmette, answering their questions about his duties as congressman and what it was like to meet <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT000857" title="George W. Bush" href="/topic/politics-government/government/presidents-of-the-united-states/george-w.-bush-PEPLT000857.topic">President Bush</a>. Working in conjunction with SBC, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP001312" title="AT&amp;amp;T" href="/topic/business/at%26t-ORCRP001312.topic">AT&T</a> and students at Highcrest Middle School, Kirk will deliver hundreds of phone cards to soldiers in Iraq in time for them to call home to their loved ones on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES000018" title="Father's Day" href="/topic/human-interest/holidays/fathers-day-EVFES000018.topic">Father's Day</a>.

( Chicago Tribune / June 13, 2005 )

After accepting hundreds of phone cards collected through donations, U.S. Rep Mark Kirk (R-Ill) talks with 5th grade students at Highcrest Middle School in Wilmette, answering their questions about his duties as congressman and what it was like to meet President Bush. Working in conjunction with SBC, AT&T and students at Highcrest Middle School, Kirk will deliver hundreds of phone cards to soldiers in Iraq in time for them to call home to their loved ones on Father's Day.

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