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Los Alamos Youth Soccer League lends Japan a hand

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The Los Alamos Youth Soccer League has decided to support the Red Cross’ recovery efforts in Japan. On Wednesday, the entire league wore T-shirts to school that showed support for Japan after the earthquake and tsunami. All of the proceeds from the sale of the T-shirt were donated to the Red Cross.  After it was all said and done, almost $11,000 was donated to the Red Cross. “We thought it would be a great way to help Japan in their time of need and teach the kids a little bit about giving back.  It also was an opportunity to highlight the special relationship between Los Alamos and Japan,” said league president Paul Criscuolo. Many of the kids came to Pueblo Field and took the group photo after school. Kaoru Shimada brought a poster that said “Be Strong Japan, take care of yourself” written with the help of his mom in Japanese.