600 Gloves From Duluth, GA Donated to Duluth, MN

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600 Gloves From Duluth, GA Donated to Duluth, MN

July 26, 2012 Updated Jul 26, 2012 at 12:16 PM CDT

DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - It's a tale of a helping hand from a city with the same name, 600 helping hands to be exact.

Thursday, Mayor Nancy Harris of Duluth, Georgia dropped off 600 gloves to help Duluthians here in Minnesota with the flood damage recovery effort.

Mayor Don Ness welcomed Mayor Harris and spoke about the importance of the sister cities and their relationship.

Mayor Harris said the glove drive was a community effort.

"There were signs all over our Duluth, saying that we want to help our sister city Duluth, so these gloves are just a way of us saying symbolically that we do want to give you a hand and that we are here to help you," said Mayor Harris.

"We're so pleased to have this friendship to kink of re-establish the connection between our communities," said Mayor Ness.

There is also a church group from the Georgia city helping to repair properties around Duluth.

Duluth, Georgia was named after the Northland's City of Duluth.

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