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DUBLIN -- Dublin seniors got a chance to learn the secrets of making a balloon menagerie at a balloon sculpture class Sept. 2 at the Dublin Senior Center. Those attending got to try their hands at bending, shaping and puffing up those crazy-colored balloons to make their own creatures. Juanita Henderson, above, of Dublin, laughs as she tries her hand making a balloon animal. Below, Joyce Kessel, of Dublin, makes a balloon puppy. The class was taught by balloon artist Keith Jackson.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

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