Multimedia Reporter: Samantha Wahlberg////
In collaboration with CC8, the Curry College Television station, reporter Samantha Wahlberg explains how a faculty member and a Curry student from Turkey are getting the word out on campus to support a clothing drive.
With more than 50,000 dead and millions now homeless following the earthquake in Turkey and Syria… there is an urgent need for supplies.
Curry freshman….Emir Soyata… is from Turkey….he says the devastation is unbelievable.
SOT Emir Soyata
IT’S THE MOST PAINFUL EARTHQUAKE EVER THAT’S UP IN TURKISH HISTORY.
And back at Curry, the community is stepping up. A clothing drive has delivered bags of items that will be heading to Turkey soon…and the collection continues to grow, says Forensics Science professor James Jabbour.
SOT: James Jabbour, Curry Professor
MOSTLY COATS…WINTER TYPE COATS WITH HOODS…HATS…LONG SLEEVE SHIRTS…BLOUSES…PANTS…
Jabbour…who was once stationed in Turkey when he was in the military….says this clothing drive is a labor of love…for a country he loves….
SOT: James Jabbour
I’M HOPING TO MAKE THIS A CONTINUING THING.
STAND-UP: Samantha Wahlberg, Reporter
CURRY STUDENTS UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF HELPING TURKEY.
I THINK IT’LL BE A GOOD IDEA FOR THE PEOPLE WHO NEED IT…YOU KNOW NEED IT THE MOST.
And it can’t come soon enough for this hard hit area.
LOTS OF PEOPLE LOST EVERYTHING…THEIR CHILDREN…THEIR HOUSES…THEIR JOBS…THEY DON’T HAVE ANYTHING.
The clothing drive is expected to continue until after Spring Break. Head to the Forensics Science building to help out. For CC8… Samantha Wahlberg reporting.
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