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As a cheerleader at Driscoll Catholic High School, Ashley Miller rooted on the football team as they cinched four state championships. Little did she know that 13 years later, she and the star defensive tackle Luke Mroz would be celebrating their own victory: saying “I do” in front of 160 friends and family members.
The weather outside may have been frightful, but the atmosphere inside the Lawndale Elementary Community Academy auditorium was downright delightful on Dec. 13, as the Wood Family Foundation hosted its third annual Warm Wishes event.