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Durant Students Fight Hunger

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DURANT, OK -- Some Texoma students are waging their own fight against hunger.

Students at Victory Life Academy are gathering food donations for the students against hunger food drive. They're teaming up with the Oklahoma Regional Food Bank to fill pantries in Bryan County.

Organizers say its a good way to teach kids about giving back to the community with a little friendly competition. The grade the collects the most canned goods gets a trophy.

Last year, the food drive collected more than 170,000 pounds of food which provided nearly 600,000 meals to hungry Oklahomans.

Deeda Payton, KTEN News.