The story of the Hawaii Merci Boxcar


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This Merci boxcar and its contents was a gift to the people of Hawaii from the people of France, for Hawaii's contribution of 80 tons of sugar to the Friendship Train. The Friendship Train was a grass roots effort to help the people of Europe after WWII.

Read about Hawaii's effort to collect the money to donate the sugar to the Friendship Train here.

Read more about the National Friendship Train here.

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