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Phyllis Riley departs her former salon in Carlton, which she retired from after more than 60 years of operation, Friday, Dec. 30

“That’s not my life any more. I have to make my mind up to it.” - Retiring after 64 years in business

"'I'm going back to work,' another man said. 'God is great!' the congregation called." - Church for adults with developmental disabilities

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"The library that time forgot" - Grand Ronde, Ore. 

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Kids smash up pinot noir grapes in the kids grape stomp at the Carlton Crush Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Carlton.

“That felt really weird. It was squishy, a little cold and a little warm,” - Carlton Crush harvest festival

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Tuesday, Jan. 9.

"We are human beings. We are Americans. We are homeless, but not criminals or animals." - Homeless and dying in McMinnville, Ore.

“It has to do a lot with creating something perfect for growing mushrooms... We do about 100,000 pounds per week." - Yamhill County Mushrooms

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Four-year-old Racheal Perez waves a flag during the Flag Day program at American Legion Carlton Memorial Post 173 Wednesday, June 14.

"The Grand Ol' Flag" - Flag Day at the American Legion

"As a drunk, I never wanted to serve anyone, except myself. Now, I'm just trying to let [God] show me how to serve." - Beating alcoholism with a Japanese food truck

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Linfield students watch as the ninth annual Built to Burn sculpture goes up in flames Friday, April 21, at Linfield College. Art students build a unique wood sculpture each January; it is burned later in the year to celebrate the

"The cycle of collaboration and creation." - A sculpture project "Built to Burn"

"I was surrounded by brothers in my [Army] unit. I feel the same camaraderie with these guys." - Habitat for Humanity's Veterans Build program

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