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By: Lucy Fowler Williams
When talking to school kids visiting the Museum, I love to ask them if they collect anything? Their hands fly up in the air and they eagerly describe their personal treasures of rocks, key chains, Pokemon or baseball cards, bottle caps, and state quarters. When I was a kid I collected stuffed octopi. Seriously – […]
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