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Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women deliver gifts to visually impaired students

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Workers from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women delivering gifts to the children at the school for the visually impaired on Monday, December 12.

Hands feel the boxes, some children have partial sight, all have a wonderful reaction to the gifts placed in their hands.

LCIW flooded in August, but said they would not break their tradition of this gift delivery.

"To see their faces, when the kids get their gifts, I mean, no matter what it is, they're always so appreciative and so happy to see us, LCIW employee Courtney Eichelberger said. "And it just warms our hearts to be able to participate with them."

11th grader Chris Holiday said, "Because of the flood happening, we know that it was tough, but they still came and they did it. It actually shows you the kindness that people have in their hearts. And the feeling that we have toward this is unexplainable"

The employees donate their personal money for these gifts and many look forward to this visit every year to give the wrapped packages to students.

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