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May 8, 2013

Mending fences

Dillon Young, 12, of Short Gap, W.Va., paints a wooden fence in his family’s yard recently. Young’s father said Dillon had to finish the work before going to play with his friends, a tale that the elder Young said reminded him of the novel “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” in which Tom tricks his friends into whitewashing a picket fence he was supposed to do as a punishment. Young’s friend’s were waiting so they could play.

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