June 3, 2016 10:32am CST
Today is National Doughnut Day. Are you eating a doughnut today? Did you know this day honors the Salvation Army when they first served their doughnuts in 1917. During World War II the Salvation Army women were sent to the front lines. They made home cooked meals for the troops often using the metal helmets of an Amercian soldier. Salvation Army ladies were the only women outside of military personnel allowed at the front lines. Lt. Colonel Helen Purviance is considered the Salvation Army's "first doughnut girl".
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