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  • ROBERTS: She heard from her son Todd who is an Army specialist serving in Iraq that Silly String can help soldiers on patrol detect trip wires for booby traps but because Silly String comes in an aerosol can it's considered a hazardous material and it took some doing to find a company to ship the 80,000 cans that she collected all the way to Iraq.

    CNN Transcript Oct 18, 2007

  • Of course, Silly String isn't standard issue gear, so families and friends have been answering the call and adding it to care packages.

    Kit Up


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