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Feeding time in Norfolk

Grace Marsey, 1, Norfolk spent Wednesday morning visiting with and feeding the turtles and fish at the pond in her front yard. Grace is the daughter of Kazz and Brandi Marsey of Norfolk and the granddaughter of Jack and Debbi Vaisey of Massena. Photo submitted by Brandi Marsey.

 

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