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July 14, 2013

Fresh Air Fund brings New York kids here

FAIRMONT — Throughout the next couple of weeks, several children from New York will be visiting West Virginia for a chance to explore nature and experience outdoor activities that are not available to them in the city.

Through the Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit organization that makes these experiences possible, local families are able to host children who come from low-income families from each of the five burroughs of New York City and introduce them to a variety of activities such as camping, hiking and fishing.

Robert Eubank and his wife Rachel, of Fairmont, are the co-chairpersons of the North Central West Virginia branch of the Fresh Air Fund.

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