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December 23, 2001 00:00


On December 23, 2001, Portland Police officers were taking a police report at a home near SE 172nd Ave. and SE Powell St. when they noticed that there were no presents under the Christmas tree. Officers then learned that the complainant was a single mother with six children ages 3-17. Officers also learned that the family was in need of food and that they had no money for Christmas gifts.


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Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204



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