Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Latack's eight-year-old son, Tyler, collected more than 800 stuffed animals after hearing how so many children in Afghanistan needed something to comfort them as they heal.
Tyler Latack told WLOX News earlier this month, "The kids that are in Afghanistan where my dad is, they don't have any stuffed animals to hold on, and that's why we're collecting them."
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