PORTAGE | When I arrive at the Kleckners’ apartment door at Miller’s Senior Living Community, it is appropriately awash in a sea of red.
Hobart - Meister Elementary School fourth-grader Dolci Gambill, left, winces as Kara's Hair Studio stylist Marci Cooper cuts a piece of her hair off for the school's annaul Locks for Love event, Friday, April 27, 2012.
Kara's Hair Studio stylist Nikki Doffin cuts off locks of hair from Meister Elementary student Melanie Barcenas during Friday's annual Locks for Love event at the school, Friday.
Meister Elementary School student Cheyenne Smith gets a first look at her new haircut Friday after donating to Locks of Love. The school held the annual event to benefit children with medical hair loss.
The Home: What Love Has to Do With It
Every February, supermarkets and stores adorn their aisles with heart-shaped trinkets and lots of chocolates. And each year, around that time, I am reminded how important it is to teach my children about love.
Region views on love
Region residents offer views on love.
Stephanie Schultze, Valparaiso | "I buy my boyfriend stuff and do special things like make him cakes and cookies. I've written him notes, and he loves it."
Chris Swisher, Crown Point | "We provide assistance to our neigbhors by doing little things for each other. We shovel their snow because they are older. We check in on the elderly as well."
Sylvester Worthman, Park Forest | "A night downtown at a nice restaurant. Roses, a card and telling her that I love her, that's very important."
Mike Rodriguez, Crown Point | "Be nice to people and smile; treat people the way you want to be treated."
Jim Eldridge, LaPorte | "You do it in your everyday activities and expressions. In the way God intends you to."
Bethany Juchniewicz, Crown Point | "I do things my husband likes; watch football and movies he likes and participate in activities he's interested in."
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FOX Chicago news anchor Jan Jeffcoat speaks about human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women during a program Tuesday at the Family Christian Center in Munster.
Pastor Melodye Munsey speaks about human trafficking during a Lady Love program Tuesday at the Family Christian Center in Munster.
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