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Lining Up for Food Assistance on the Beltline in Burlington 

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Drivers waited hours for food
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Portable restrooms were set up along Route 127
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The Vermont National Guard passing out food to families in cars
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Families received milk, dairy, chicken and produce
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The food came from mostly from Vermont farms, but the chicken was from the Midwest
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Kristen Lovell speaks to a Guard member while holding her dog, Lily
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Deborah Davis waited about two hours
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Cars lined up on the Beltline
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Close to 550 vehicles left with food
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Matt McGreevy from Burlington waiting in line
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The Vermont National Guard has been distributing food around the state.
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Provisions included fresh milk.
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Guard members filling vehicles with food
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In addition to the fresh food, 1,930 boxes of nonperishable food were distributed.
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Guard members
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Vermonters of all stripes showed up.
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Many picked up food for other families as well.
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Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman pitching in. "On the good side," he said, "it's amazing how quickly public, private and Guard came together to get food out to people."
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Jayden Laplante, 5, is all smiles
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At the distribution point
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