If the past is any guide, President Clinton probably went through his old underwear again this year and donated some to charity.

Underwear has appeared on lists of old clothing the Clintons have donated to such groups as the Salvation Army and Goodwill Industries, according to a published report. The lists are released to reporters each year as supporting documents to tax returns.In claiming charitable tax deductions, Clinton has valued his underwear as high as $2 a pair, The Washington Post said. A pair of long underwear donated in 1988 was valued at $15.

Six dollars' worth of underwear appears on a list of clothes donated to the Salvation Army in December 1986, along with ripped pants valued at $75, six pairs of socks valued at $9 and a brown sports coat valued at $100. The value of all clothing donated on that list was $555, the newspaper said.

There's not much demand for used underwear, according to Joe Cheslow, a senior resident at Union Rescue Mission in Little Rock, Ark., which has received Clinton donations in the past.

"We don't get too much underwear here. I don't think people want that too much," he said.

The mission thrift shop occasionally sells used underwear at 95 cents a pair.

The Clinton family vacation began Monday with a three-day homecoming to Arkansas and was to end later this week at Hilton Head Island, S.C.

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