If you stand on the west bank of the Rum River near the canoe landing behind the county fairgrounds, you can look across the river to lightly wooded slopes leading up to the former Anoka State Hospital and the bike path that runs behind it.
Like many, I grew up in the 1960s and 70s. In my middle class neighborhood, families were proud to be self-sufficient. While I knew there were kids at school wearing the same clothes frequently, I was not aware of their circumstances. Our family donated to service organizations and our church in order to help in our community. We believed our donations helped families and children in need. Schools were not a place we considered for donating.
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