People have come to appreciate the decorations, with members even receiving notes about them.
“I saw a woman pointing the soldiers out to her kids,” Kippen said.
Kippen is pleading for the soldier to be returned, no questions asked.
“We still have hope it will return,” she said. “There might be a miracle, and he’ll return.”
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