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Marble Falls students selling pieces of old 281 bridge to benefit program

MARBLE FALLS — Students in the Marble Falls Independent School District 18+ Transition Program are working to turn pieces of the steel from the demolished U.S. 281 bridge into profits that could go toward the program.

“They have to work to earn it, so they’re fundraising to earn money towards things that they’d like to have,” said Jennifer Virdell, the MFISD 18+ Program coordinator. “They keep as self-sufficient as possible.”

The program serves students with disabilities between the ages of 18 and 22 to help them learn to be independent after high school.

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