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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Kathy Pearson

Families stop to pose for photos at St. Peter’s Pumpkin Patch

With his big brother and sister sitting next to him, surrounded by pumpkins of all sizes, 2-year-old Mack Shelton was more interested in watching the large construction equipment digging up the road on Jackson Avenue on Wednesday afternoon than smiling for his mother’s camera.

“I’m not sure I got a good one this year,” said Mack’s mom, Emily Shelton, with an exasperated smile.

Moments later, Mack was all smiles as he ran around the pumpkin patch at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church with his brother, Sam, 8, and sister, Emma, 5, following close behind as they searched for their favorite pumpkins.

“Oh sure, now he smiles,” Shelton said with a chuckle.

The Sheltons have come to the church every year for the past six years to take photographs and pick out the family pumpkins. (October 22, 2010, Page 1B)

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