EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Children eager for Halloween candy can
learn a lesson about helping others.
An El Paso dentist is using his candy buyback program to benefit
Dr. Paul Ro is supporting "Operation Sweet Tooth."
Halloween is Friday. Ro on Saturday afternoon will pay $1 per
pound of individually wrapped candy turned in to him by youngsters.
He's donating the goodies to the USO and the Warriors in
Transition Unit at Fort Bliss.
Children can keep the cash, or donate it back to the USO.
Ro last year provided 150 pounds of candy to Fort Bliss troops.
Organizers say Operation Sweet Tooth encourages a healthy
lifestyle and the spirit of giving for children -- while providing
a morale boost for those in the military.
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