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Pictures of the Week: November 7-13, 2016

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On November 26, 1958, Blade photographer Herral Long captured the spirit of several first-graders at Warren School as they re-enacted the first Thanksgiving. The students wore clothes and hats roughly similar to those worn by Pilgrims in 1621. Shown giving thanks are three 6-year-olds, from left, Mace Stuart of Prescott St., Georgette DeAlmeida of Franklin Ave., and Michael Loredo of Southard Ave.

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Balloons float down Summit St. to kick off the 29th annual Blade Holiday Parade in Downtown Toledo on Saturday, November 12.

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Clowns ride the elevator in the Edison Building down to the first floor for the bell ceremony before the start of the 29th annual Blade Holiday Parade.

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Anthony Wayne High School student Kelsey Lewandowski of Monclova sits at a table during a local authors meet and greet at the Way Public Library in Perrysburg, Oh. with her published books on Sunday Nov. 13, 2016.

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The St. Ursula's Bella Voce group sings Christmas Carols around the cheese during the 3rd annual ceremonial slicing of the “Big Cheese” at The Andersons Market in Toledo on November 12, 2016.

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Army Pfc. David Schwartz, left and Sgt. Richard Perry, UT professor emeritus, receive the French Legion of Honor, the highest award that can be bestowed by the French government, in a special ceremony during the University of Toledo's (UT) Veterans' Day service in Toledo, Ohio on November 11, 2016.

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Hiba Kishli, formerly of Lebanon, takes the Oath of Citizenship, during a naturalization ceremony in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union in Bowling Green on November 9, 2016.

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Veterans Day flags near the Lucas County Courthouse Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Toledo, Ohio.

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WWII Navy veteran Melvin Barger, who served from 1943-46, is hugged by a St. Ursula student during the Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11 at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, Ohio. A long line of students waited to hug or shake hands with the veteran after the ceremony.

The Blade/Lori King
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Toledo, Ohio residents of precincts 12A, 12F, 12G and 21D voting at Grace Lutheran Church in west Toledo, Ohio on November 8, 2016. Seth Grossi, left, talks about the process of voting with his son, Nicolas Grossi, 8, outside the poll.

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On Tuesday, November 8, Zac Taylor exits Friendship Baptist Church on Nebraska Ave. in Toledo after voting.

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Residents of Holland, Ohio, vote at two of the community's polling stations on November 8, 2016. Springfield precinct 18 residents vote at First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo, and residents of Springfield precincts 8 and 12 vote down the street at Holloway Elementary School.

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Prescilla Hutchens watches the results roll in at an Election Night watch party Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at the UAW Local 12 Hall in Toledo. Democratic supporters from around Lucas county were gathered together.

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Julia Hernandez, left, talks with Luis Galindo as they join hundreds of other local residents in a long line waiting to vote as the final hours of early voting draw to a close Monday, November 7, 2016, at the Early Vote Center in downtown Toledo. The final day of early voting officially ran from 8 a.m. through 2 p.m. though anyone in line by 2 p.m. were still able to vote Monday. Voters were still in line to cast their ballots at 3 p.m.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Revlon Wyse, center, snacks on pizza as she jokes with her friend Asia Washington, center right, as the pair join hundreds of voters wait patiently in a line around the building as the final hours of early voting draw to a close Monday.

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Dajuan Oliver Jr. 7, watches his father Dajuan Oliver cast his vote as the final hours of early voting draw to a close Monday, November 7, 2016, at the Early Vote Center in downtown Toledo.

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Preview of the Toledo Zoo's Lights Before Christmas Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in Toledo, Ohio.

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Robert Heiman, 90, center, jokes with Barbara Howald as Mr. Heiman and his wife Janet, 86, right, join hundreds of people for this year's Flapjacks & Chef Hats pancake dinner Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Sylvania Southview. Members of Sylvania Rotary whipped up breakfast for $5 per person from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. to raise money for the Sylvania Area Family Services. The Heiman's came out for the diner after voting earlier Tuesday.

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Diamond Ezell, 14, sported her voting sticker on her cheek after participating in a mock presidential election along with other students at Hawkins Elementary School Monday, November 7, 2016, in Toledo. Third grade teacher Carey Bryant spearheaded the school-wide voting process. She secured stickers from the Board of Elections for the students who voted. Volunteers manned check-in stations where students presented identification cards they had made in class and received a ballot to be secretly cast. "I hope the kids realize every vote counts," Ms. Bryant said. "I hope they feel their voice is heard and understand that democracy is a process that works." In total 381 votes were cast with 286 going to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and 95 for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Tyler Garr, 7, showed the voter identification card he made to participate in a mock presidential election along with other students at Hawkins Elementary.

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Maurice Parker, 12, left, puts his voting sticker on his leg as his classmate Jordan Brown, 12, casts his ballot in a mock presidential election.

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Larry and Nancy Metzger is the first to arrive for the announcement of the Solheim Cup coming to the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio in 2021.

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American Legion post 384 color guard member Leroy Ryerson of Whitehouse stands at attention with other members of the color guard during a re-dedication ceremony for the Soldier Statue in Whitehouse Village Park in Whitehouse, Oh. on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. The statue originally dedicated on July 4, 1900, was recently removed from the base to be restored and refinished by McKay Lodge Fine Arts Conservatory.

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The Toledo Mudhens decorate the buildings of Hensville in downtown Toledo with lights to be lit at the end of next week photographed on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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Cecillia Montoya of Toledo rehearses choreography with the Ballet Folklorico Imagenes Mexicanas at the Jose Martinez Memorial Galeria during the SofÌa Quintero Art and Cultural Center's 20th annual Day of the Dead celebration at the on Broadway St. in Toledo on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016.

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Swanton CB Gunnar Oakes (11) upends Creston Norwayne WR Jacob Hanzie (2) during a Division V regional semifinal playoff football game Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Clyde, Ohio. Swanton would fall 28-21.

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Swanton RB Michael Lawniczak (23) runs the ball against Creston Norwayne.

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Whiteford High School linebacker Logan Murphy lifts up wingback Connor Hoogendoom in celebration of the team's second touchdown in the MHSAA Div. 8 regional final football game at Whiteford High School in Ottawa Lake, Mi. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Whiteford defeated Climax-Scotts 38-18.

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Toledo Central Catholic player Michael Warren (40) breaks free for a long touchdown against Hunting Valley University School during their Ohio Division III football playoff game between at Huron High School, Saturday, November 12, 2016. The Irish would roll to a 56-13 victory.

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Toledo Central Catholic player Victor Copeland (1) flies into the end zone for a touchdown against Hunting Valley University School.

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Toledo Central Catholic player James Hudson (51) trips up Hunting Valley University School quarterback Jayden Cunningham (51).

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Toledo Central Catholic players pray together after defeating Hunting Valley University School 56-13.

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Patrick Henry WR JJ Rettig (11) makes a catch against Liberty Center CB Conner Sonnenberg (22) during a Division VI playoff football game Friday, November 11, 2016 in Napoleon, Ohio. Patrick Henry defeated Liberty Center 21-3.

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Patrick Henry DB Xavier Wensink (28) intercepts a pass intended for Liberty Center receiver Christian Chambers (17).

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Patrick Henry HB Donny Johnson (21) scores a touchdown against Liberty Center.

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Anthony Wayne's Evan Brown faces off against Avon Lake's Matthew Stanfield during the Division II regional semifinal game at Sandusky Strobel Field at Cedar Point Stadium on November 11, 2016. Anthony Wayne would win 14-6 on strength of five Avon Lake turnovers.

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The Anthony Wayne Generals, including Jacob Gordon #14, celebrate their Division II regional semifinal victory.

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Junior defender Lexa Bauer, left, and senior forward Grace Petrie cheer during a pep rally held in Notre Dame Academy's gym in Toledo for the varsity soccer team before they head to the OSHAA state semi-final game in Sandusky on Tuesday, Nov. 8 2016.

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Walsh Jesuit's Sofia Rossi (28) uses her head against Notre Dame's Natalie Ryder (9) during the Division I State Soccer semifinal Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Sandusky, Ohio. Walsh Jesuit defeated Notre Dame 4-0.

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Walsh Jesuit celebrates defeating Notre Dame during the Division I State Soccer semifinal Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Sandusky, Ohio. Walsh Jesuit defeated Notre Dame 4-0.

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