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Saturday, September 03, 2005

Free oxygen available 

From Sun Herald staff writer Tom Wilemon: Grace Health Care at 1418 31st Ave. in Gulfport, just north of the railroad tracks, is giving away free oxygen during non-curfew hours. However, the business needs gasoline and empty tanks to continue providing the community service. "We desparately need people to bring in empty tanks so we have tanks to fill," said Heather Wright, customer service manager for the business. "We're trying to get the American Red Cross to bring us in 20 gallons a day. Twenty gallons will fill 140 oxygen tanks."

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