Church sends holiday gift bags to prisoners around the state

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SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. – At Willow Creek Church, it's a message that's turned into a mission: on Sunday the faithful heard the word – then used their hands to help, stuffing bags with books, a card and sweet treats to be sent off to prisoners around the state.

The movement was a bit of hope, for a new path that starts inside a simple brown bag.

WGN's Sean Lewis has the full story.