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Ex-naval officer to open resale store for East Bay veterans, others
12/4/2018

MERCURY NEWS --- The poorly dressed older woman did not give her name, but when she came in on a recent rainy night to the yet-to-open Antioch New To You Vets Resale store, volunteers immediately gave her some new clothes and a fresh, dry blanket. The woman found a bright royal blue sequin dress and pulled it on over her clothes, smiling and swirling all around to admire her reflection in a store window. The dress made her feel pretty, and she danced about and sang to herself for a bit. But instead of going to a fancy dinner or dance, the rain-soaked woman walked away with her new clothes and clean blanket to find a dry place nearby to sleep for the night.

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Ex-naval officer to open resale store for East Bay veterans, others