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  • Shaquek Cotton, a kindergartner at South Wayne Elementary School, reads a valentine that she received from a classmate. Sitting next to her are (from left) Yasmine Grant, Qyzina Page, Unique Jones and Steven Geiger. (File)

Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:30 am

Feb. 14, 2000: A classroom valentine

COREY MCMAKEN | The Journal Gazette

Many of us grew up exchanging valentines with the kids in our class. In this photo from Valentine's Day in 2000, then-kindergartner Shaquek Cotton reads a valentine that she received from a classmate at South Wayne Elementary School.


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