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Adopting a cause

New Zealand Army Maj. George Tweedy, the development officer for the New Zealand Provincial Reconstruction Team, blows a toy helicopter’s rotors to show a boy at the Samar Orphanage here how it works Aug. 26. Tweedy, of Kohinui, New Zealand, and members of the PRT and U.S. Bamyan Embedded Training Team visited the orphanage to hand out toys and clothes as part of a three-year ongoing effort to support the orphanage.



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This work, Adopting a cause [Image 4 of 5], by SSG Whitney Hughes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.26.2010

Date Posted:09.03.2010 16:09

Photo ID:315328

VIRIN:100826-A-#####-002

Resolution:2400x1594

Size:738.84 KB

Location:AF

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