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| Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, 12:00 p.m.

Jamie Ball

  • 22

  • Allegheny County

  • Single

  • Ball earned a bachelor's degree from Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Washington County.

  • Enjoys swimming

  • Ball is a special agent in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service in Pittsburgh.

  • Ball helped lead the IRS' efforts to collect toys for the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program, which distributes Christmas toys to needy children. Employees of the IRS pitched in extra manpower this year to assist Marines who are busy fighting terrorism and preparing for a possible war with Iraq.

  • "It was a wonderful opportunity to help the Marines with a great cause. It's wonderful to see a child smile when they get something they might not ordinarily receive."

    — By Joseph D. Wilcox

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