Green River Star -

By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Baking cookies for soldiers


Stephanie Thompson

Cheryl Jensen was busy baking cookies Tuesday morning. She had about 20 dozen left to bake by Friday.

What started out as a few dozen cookies being sent to soldiers has quickly grown into more than 50 dozen cookies sent out this year.

However, before the thought of baking cookies even crossed Green River resident Cheryl Jensen's mind, she started sending soldiers Christmas cards.

"We have a son that's still in the military. I call him a lifer, he went in at 18," Cheryl explained.

Shane Jensen, Cheryl's oldest son joined the Army when he was 18 and remains in the Army today.

Scott Jensen, one of Cheryl's other sons spent eight years in the Army, while her son-in-law David Herder, has been in...

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