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Making A Difference: Communities Gather In Support Of Beloved Local Crossing Guard

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Every day, crossing guard Ms. Virginia helps students arrive safely to several schools in the area, including Jessie Clark Middle School, Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary, Lexington Catholic. and Clays Mill Elementary. 

Now, in her time of need, a community is rallying around her. 

A GoFundMe page, shared by the middle school's Facebook, says that Ms. Virginia's daughter, a non-smoker, has been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer.

"To care for and support her daughter during her treatment,  she anticipates missing work both during the day,  when she works as a crossing guard and in the evenings, when she does in-home care for the elderly.  We can help Ms. Virginia ease the financial burden of these work absences," reads the page.

If you would like to donate to the fund, click here.

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