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    "The 4-H Poultry Chain is fun because I’m learning about caring for the animals, getting eggs for food, and helping the environment."

    - Lucy Turnage
    ktibbeha County 4-H’er

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    "Being in 4-H opens you up to new things. I feel like I have gained confidence, and 4-H has helped give me an idea of what I can do in life."

    - Krishton “Kris” Johnson
    Hinds County 4-H’er

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    "You can ask Extension agents and specialists, and you might do it exactly how they say to do it or customize some of it for yourself."

    - David Hey
    Hey Farms owner
    Leflore County

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    "I was scared to put my son in a program, but he loves coming to school at Extension’s HeadStart. He’s part of everything; he feels comfortable here."

    - Diamond Charles
    with son Kash Barnett
    Harrison County Head Start client

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    "After the tornado, my local Extension agent did some important teaching about Mental Health First Aid, and I’m just so grateful for the classes."

    - Venisha Carter
    Sharkey County homeowner,
    mother, and survivor

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