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Kindergarten Kids Help 'Keep a Baby Warm' this Valentine's Day

Kindergarten Kids Help 'Keep a Baby Warm' this Valentine's Day

Today, kindergarten children from Spencer Elementary School in Middletown are heading to the Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center maternity unit in Hartford for their annual Valentine visit. This all started when teacher Gretchen Hertler McInvale was in the hospital, giving birth to her first daughter.

“I heard a woman asking a nurse, did she have anything she could take her baby home in. She didn’t really have anything. I felt so bad. I had a baby shower and all these things and this woman had nothing for her baby,” remembers McInvale. “I vowed to do as much as I could to give to some moms who didn’t...

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