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Food Bank’s Young Champion

This letter to the editor ran today asking readers to remember the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. The writer, 11-year-old Michael French, wants people to help the food bank feed the area’s hungry. You might be interested to know that the area charity recently received four stars from Charity Navigator for the fourth year in a row. The Web site rates charities based on efficiency and services.