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MLK Kitchen for the Poor

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Doris Jones, left, and Paige O'Loughlin, right, hand out deserts during Thanksgiving lunch at MLK Kitchen for the Poor. A picture of long-time executive director Juanita Person who passed away this summer is at left on the wall behind the desert stand.

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Mary Lou Leonard, left, of Springfield Township, and Henrietta Armstrong, right, sister of Juanita Person dish up turkey and all of the fixings at MLK Kitchen for the Poor for the annual Thanksgiving meal.

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Harvey Savage Jr., brother of Juanita Person, welcomes guests to the Thanksgiving lunch.

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Juanita Person, seen in this 2006 file photo, worked at MLK Kitchen for the Poor for more than 40 years and eventually became its executive director. Ms. Person died in August, 2011, from cancer.

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Tammie Farmer, right, comforts Henrietta Armstrong as they mourn the loss of Ms. Armstrong's sister, Juanita Person.

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Harvey Savage Jr., from left, Henrietta Armstrong, and Brother Leonard Mosley pray before Thanksgiving lunch at MLK Kitchen for the Poor.

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Former Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner, right, joins Henrietta Armstrong, left, and Leonard Mosley in prayer.

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Craig Adams, of Maumee, gets a piece of chocolate cake from volunteer Paige O'Loughlin, right.

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Head cook Henrietta Armstrong, left, watches as volunteers Mary Bishop, 14, from Toledo, and her brother Patrick Bishop, 12, right, prepare cranberry sauce at MLK Kitchen for the Poor as their father Patrick Bishop looks on.

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Taylor Holloway, left, of Toledo, and Mary Lou Leonard, right, of Springfield Township, prepare Thanksgiving meals.

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Leonard Mosley, left, and Doris Jones greet each other at MLK Kitchen for the Poor.

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Taylor Holloway, right, spoons out green beans in addition to the turkey, ham, stuffing, and macaroni and cheese with cranberry sauce that was served during Thanksgiving lunch at MLK Kitchen for the Poor.

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Henrietta Armstrong, head cook of MLK Kitchen for the Poor and sister of long-time executive director Juanita Person who passed away this year, receives a hug during Thanksgiving lunch. The family is determined to keep the charity going and to feed the area's hungry people.

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