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by Abigail Van Buren

Refugee Honors American Mom and Vietnamese Mother, Too

DERA ABBY: What should we give my son's teachers at the end of the school year? They've been terrific, but I've run out of ideas.

What would you or your readers suggest? -- A PARENT IN OREGON

DEAR PARENT: Teachers may already have drawers full of scarves, ties and stationery from previous years, so when in doubt, ask them what they would like. If the classroom has been short on supplies, consider giving them much-needed items such as pencils, construction paper and art supplies.