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Published: Wednesday, 4/20/2011

Easter eggs fall from the sky over Temperance

Austin Spohler, 6, of Petersburg, racing for eggs. Austin Spohler, 6, of Petersburg, racing for eggs.
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Many places have Easter egg hunts for youths, but Bedford Alliance Church on Jackman Road in Temperance gave that tradition a twist.

Plastic eggs are dropped by a helicopter, adding to the thousands already on the ground. Plastic eggs are dropped by a helicopter, adding to the thousands already on the ground.
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The church arranged for a helicopter to drop plastic eggs over the church grounds, where youths such as Austin Spohler, 6, of Petersburg, scrambled to collect some of the goodie-filled eggs.

From left, Mark Nowicki, 17, of Temperance, Veronica Steinman, 6, and her mother Sarah Steinman, both of Lambertville. From left, Mark Nowicki, 17, of Temperance, Veronica Steinman, 6, and her mother Sarah Steinman, both of Lambertville.
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Veronica Steinman, 6, shields her eyes with her Easter basket while she and her mother, Sarah Steinman of Lambertville, watch the helicopter while church volunteer Mark Nowicki, 17, of Temperance looks on.

Bob Tessmer, of Temperance, left, and his granddaughter Lacy Evans, 1.5, of Dundee, look at the ponies. Bob Tessmer, of Temperance, left, and his granddaughter Lacy Evans, 1.5, of Dundee, look at the ponies.
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There also were door prizes, miniature train rides, and, as Bob Tessmer of Temperance and his granddaughter, Lacy Evans, 18 months, of Dundee, see, horses.



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