Pupils in a Shelby County, Alabama schools have been asked to take an unusual approach to supporting military personnel on active duty overseas.
Schools in Alabaster have been asked to collect together white tube socks to send off to soldiers as presents, reports the Shelby County Reporter.
Alabaster resident and member of Blue Star Mothers Joyce Bulford explained her reasons for instigating the bizarre legwear
She told the newspaper: "Our president (of the Blue Star Mothers of Alabama) has a son who is in Iraq now, and she said the soldiers' number one request was for white tube socks.
"Some of the schools have been working since October 1st, and they just finished collecting them last week."
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