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Editor's Picks - July 27-Aug. 2, 2014
Date: 8/4/2014 Album ID: 1830538
Work by the Valley News photography staff published July 27 to Aug. 2, 2014.
Theo Merryweather, 5, of Brooklyn, N.Y., zooms around pretending to be Superman while his cousins and friends did hip hop yoga at the home his family is renting in Hartland Four Corners, Vt. on July 29, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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Donal Pellerin of Stevens High School reaches to receive a pass during practice with the New Hampshire Shrine team at Dartmouth College's Memorial Stadium in Hanover, N.H. Friday, August 1, 2014.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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After a 14 mile day hiking from Glencliff, N.H., Chris Nielsen of Yorktown, Va., fills his water bottles in a small stream near the Hexacuba Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Orford, N.H., Friday, July 25, 2014. A retired endodontist, Nielsen is section hiking from Gorham, N.H. to Rutland, Vt.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Mariah Huot of South Strafford, Vt., reads to her twin daughters Jayde, left, and Justice Marsh, before walking to her entrepreneurship classes at The Family Place in Norwich, Vt., on July 18, 2014.  
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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After a thunderstorm brought all 40 of South Royalton School's summer day campers inside the school, Madeline Sullivan, 7, Donald Champney, 8, Cooper Wilcox, 5, Counselor-in-Training Emily Hemond, 12, and Alexys Cossette, 7, play a group game at South Royalton School in South Royalton, Vt., on July 31, 2014. The camp, which started its six-week session in June, finishes on Friday. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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Missy Estabrooks and her daughter Sarah, 6, watch James Nordland, left, and Ericka Perez rearrange items in the back of Perez's truck after they unloaded a stove to sell to the Estabrook family in Claremont, N.H., on August 1, 2014. The Estabrooks were in need of a stove, and Perez said she was more than happy to clear some space out of her storage unit, where the stove had been taking up too much room. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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Playing the witty, rough-around-the-edges Eliza Doolittle, Emily Brockway sings about Eliza's wishes for a better life in Wouldn't it be Loverly, during a rehearsal for Opera North's production of My Fair Lady at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Hanover, N.H., on July 22, 2014.  Brockway is flanked by Cockney Girls played by Caitlyn McKechney, left, and Emily Geller. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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Larry Drew, 81, of Bradford, middle, calls out the names of Race Around the Lake winners at Camp Billings in Thetford, Vt. Saturday, July 26, 2014. Drew, currently the maintenance director at the camp, has been Athletic Director, Assistant Camp Director and held several other positions at the camp in his 46 years there.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Matthew Tourville, 5, and Sienna Plamondon, 8, both of Canaan, N.H., hop off of Trevor Rocke's 1948 Ford truck on their way to get slushies during the car show at Old Home Days in Enfield on July 27, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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The Northern Lights Gymnastics coach Yuriy Volodin spots Natalie Chapman, 11, of Hanover, as she practices her giant on the bar in Wilder, Vt. Monday, July 28, 2014. The Northern Lights Gymnastics Team works out for up to four hours, five days a week to keep in shape and learn new skills over the summer. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Katrina Murphy reads through the materials during an orientation session for applicants to an apprenticeship program through Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Vermont HITEC, a job-training nonprofit, that will train 20 people as medical assistants and 10 as pharmacy technicians, held at the Fireside Inn in West Lebanon, N.H. on July 28, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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Dianne Jacques is the owner of Arabella Gallery and Gifts in Windsor, Vt., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Jacques sells her jewelry and works by several local artisits in the Main Street store front. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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James Tinker of Newbury, N.H. takes video of an Amtrak passenger train as it pulls in to Claremont, N.H. Wednesday, July 30, 2014. I've got time on my hands, so I just came by to watch, said Tinker whose grandfather worked on the Boston and Maine railroad.  
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Tristan Longmoore, an Oxbow rising Sophomore who recently returned from the USA National Football Team Development Camp in Towson, Md. Longmoore, 15, is shown here at his home in Bradford, Vt., on July 30, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)
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With his dog Shadow along for the ride, Gary Pelton, of Dixmont, Maine, pulls milfoil plants out of Dewey Pond in Quechee, Vt., on July 26, 2014. Pelton is a retired wildlife biologist who has been working on ridding Dewey Pond of milfoil, which is an invasive species, since 2003.  He has been in Quechee working on this project since July 9.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)
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