NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
A long line of residents wraps around Alma Middle School Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, before the start of the River Valley Kick Start in Alma. Inspired by her daughter, Harper, attorney Carrie Jernigan bought all 1,500 pairs of shoes from a closing Payless Shoe Source in Fort Smith. Her effort national publicity and thousands of dollars in donations, which she used to buy more shoes and school supplies for kids going back to school.
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