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Deer dine in downtown Potsdam

This deer was so busy eating apples on the ground it never even moved as North Country This Week newspaper delivery person Caroline Potter walked by. She took the photo at the corner of State and Bay streets Tuesday afternoon while delivering the newspaper.

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