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Friends organize clothing drive for family of girl killed in south city fire

11:07 PM, Feb 7, 2010   |    comments
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 KSDK-- Friends of Tegan Ledbetter, 10, who was killed in a South St. Louis house fire early Saturday are organizing a clothing drive for surviving family members.

The family's home on Keokuk was destroyed in the fire, and they lost everything.

Family friend Joshua Hart says, "During this period of grief and recovery, they're not able to look to their own need. So we're doing the best we can to make sure that when they're ready to restart their life we can help make sure they have the material and goods they need to get that life restarted."

Clothing sizes are listed below:

Lawrence "Bud" McCall, father: pants-48/32; shirt-44/36 or 3X; shoes-12.

Dawn McCall-Ledbetter, mother: women's 26-28 or 3X; shoes 11W.

Joseph Ledbetter, 17, brother: pants-34/36; shirt L-XL; shoe-13.

Crystal Ledbetter, 13, sister: womens 7-8 or girls 14-16; shoes-11.

Connor McCall, 6, brother: pants 32/28; shirt XL; shoe-6 men's.

    Tegan was a student at Mullanphy-Botanical Gardens ILC. Family friends say donations are being accepted at Tegan's school starting Monday.

    Mullanphy-Botanical Gardens
    4221 Shaw Boulevard
    St. Louis, MO 63110

    Also, friends have established an email address to help coordinate larger donations. It is: McCallFamilyDonations@gmail.com

    KSDK

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