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jquery send/remove checkbox values to/from textarea field onclick

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Using jquery - how can I check my various checkboxes, have the checked value go to a textarea field - this field will be hidden on the actual form.  of course, if the field is uncheck, then that value should be removed from the textarea field.

here is a cleaned up fiddle as an example:
http://jsfiddle.net/justmelat/75nxA/

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if I check banana, orange and peach, -->banana, orange, peach should appear in the text field. if I uncheck orange then banana, peach should appear
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Test page : http://jsfiddle.net/75nxA/2/
$('.fruits').change(function(e){
    var fruits = [];
    $(".fruits:checked").each(function() {
        var name = $(this).attr("name"); // fruit1 or fruit2 or fruit3 or fruit4 or fruit5
        var value = $(this).val(); // YOU DID NOT SET THEM !!!!
        var nearText = $(this).get(0).nextSibling.nodeValue; // Banana or Cherry or Strawberry or Orange or Peach
        fruits.push( nearText );
    });
    $("textarea[name=holdfruites]").val(fruits.join(","));
});

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by:quikwallace
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Wow that is nice.  Thank you!!!!
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by:quikwallace
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Great, very, extremely complete response!!!!
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