A woman, three turkeys feed hundreds 

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By Tammy Shaw

Doris Matthews Peak, three turkeys and a community were basically the makings of a Christmas feast.

But in the beginning, there was Doris Matthews Peak.

Peak was depressed and alone. She lost her husband last year and her three children were grown and out of the house.

One night, a knot developed in the woman’s stomach, a tightness.

“It might be a heart attack,” she thought.

That same evening, Peak’s senior pastor at Sligo Baptist Church, Mark Brockman, called and offered her three turkeys in early December.

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