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Some Green Country Residents Spend Holiday Helping In Shawnee

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Matthew Davis spent Memorial Day helping out in Shawnee. Matthew Davis spent Memorial Day helping out in Shawnee.
SHAWNEE, Oklahoma -

Some folks from Green Country passed up holiday celebrations to help tornado victims and got to work instead of relaxing on the long weekend.

One of those was 12-year-old Matthew Davis from Tulsa. He was in Shawnee volunteering for the Red Cross.

5/27/2013 Related Story: Shawnee Tornado Victims Find Help At Command Central

"The needs of the many are a lot bigger than the needs of the few. I find it right to sacrifice a little bit of time for the greater good," said Matthew Davis.

He and his parents helped move boxes, fill food bags and pass out dinner to storm victims.

Complete Coverage: May 2013 Tornado Outbreak

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