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Sophia Cochran, a senior at South Haven High School, loads holiday gift bags containing wrapping paper and decorations into a car Wednesday during a food pantry distribution held at First Congregational Church in South Haven. Cochran, a member of a South Haven Boy Scout troop, is preparing to finish her Eagle Scout project this week and is among the female Eagle Scouts in the nation.

SOUTH HAVEN — Trustworthy. Courteous. Helpful. Brave. Reverent.

Those are just some of the attributes 17-year-old Sophia Cochran of South Haven strives to live by each day.

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Sophia Cochran, 17, organizes holiday gift bags containing wrapping paper and decorations Wednesday during a food pantry distribution at First Congregational Church in South Haven.

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Sophia Cochran waves goodbye to a family member as she prepares to hand out holiday gift bags containing wrapping paper and decorations.