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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – Maxine Russell shows a photograph of her son. What started as a gesture of support for troops turned into building a legacy for her deceased son. For nearly 30 years Maxine has sent more than 7,200 care packages, adopted military families for the holiday’s, and volunteers her time as a grief counselor to veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress, all in the name of her son Darren “White Rabbit” Russell. (U.S. Marine Corps image by Sgt. William Perkins)
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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. - ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – Maxine Russell shows a photograph of her son. What started as a gesture of support for troops turned into building a legacy for her deceased son. For nearly 30 years Maxine has sent more than 7,200 care packages, adopted military families for the holiday’s, and volunteers her time as a grief counselor to veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress, all in the name of her son Darren “White Rabbit” Russell. (U.S. Marine Corps image by Sgt. William Perkins)


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