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Alayni Case, 20, left, her mother Connie Case, of Sylvania Township, left; Linda Whittington-Clark, of Toledo; Merlin Case, 24, [Connie and Merlin's son], partially obscured; Rachel Gregory, of Toledo, and Maryann Stevens, of Sylvania.

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Chuck Dianda, of Toledo, leads the devotional for about 40 people before the dinner.

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Merlin Case, 24, of Sylvania Township, left; Rachel Gregory, of Toledo, Merlin Case, and Maryann Stevens, of Sylvania.

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Pam Pratt, of Toledo, stirs the onions as the volunteers prepare the meal.

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An attendee clutches his Bible at the devotional service before the meal.

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Maryann Stevens, of Sylvania, left, stirs the homemade chicken noodle soup with Greg Lemanski, the resident cook.

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Volunteer Israel Tagle, 21, of Toledo, counts the places as he brings the desserts out before the diners arrive.

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Volunteers Connie Case, of Sylvania Township, her daughter Alayni Case, 20, Alayni's fiancee Israel Tagle, 21, of Toledo, and Pam Pratt, of Toledo, prepare dessert plates.

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Volunteers Connie Case, left, and Linda Whittinger-Clark, of Toledo, introduce themselves to each other while preparing the meal.

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"Let everyone who comes through that door be blessed," says Connie Case as she leads a brief prayer before the guests entered.

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Tom Ward, of Toledo, is served stuffing by Connie Case, of Sylvania Township.

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