A birthday wish for the soldiers
Jacob Fleming of Alexandria knew exactly what he wanted for his 7th birthday - items that he could "re-gift."
"We have lots of toys already," the boy said of himself and his three brothers. "I wanted to give [my presents] away."
He also knew who he wanted to give them to.
"Nick's dad and the soldiers!" he said of his friend's father, Nathan Borden, who was scheduled to go to Afghanistan.
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