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Mom 'excited,' 'grateful' to see son for Christmas

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 08, 2012

~~<p>Lisia Talakai has been running around telling everyone at the Women's Community Correctional Center that she will get to celebrate Christmas with her son for the first time in 13 years, thanks to the &quot;Star Light, Star Bright!&quot; Christmas program.</p>
<p>&quot;Oh, my God, I'm so excited! Oh, my God, I'm so grateful!&quot; Tala&shy;kai said in an interview at WCCC on Wednesday. Incarcerated on drug-related charges, she was attending New Hope Windward's annual Christmas production, &quot;Believe,&quot; and has been part of the inmate ministry team under New Hope for five years.</p>
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Lisia Talakai has been running around telling everyone at the Women's Community Correctional Center that she will get to celebrate Christmas with her son for the first time in 13 years, thanks to the "Star Light, Star Bright!" Christmas program.

"Oh, my God, I'm so excited! Oh, my God, I'm so grateful!" Tala­kai said in an interview at WCCC on Wednesday. Incarcerated on drug-related charges, she was attending New Hope Windward's annual Christmas production, "Believe," and has been part of the inmate ministry team under New Hope for five years. Login for more...



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