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By Andi Bourne

May Day tradition spreads joy, connects neighbors


Kristina Shields

The Shields brothers pose for a photo with their sister before delivering their May Day vases to their neighbors.

SEELEY LAKE – "We used to run up and down the street as kids and hang [May Day Baskets] on all the old people's doors, ring the bell and run," said Cheri Thompson, member of the Mountain Lakes Presbyterian Worship Ministry Team. "It was just a really fun memory that [our local] children didn't have."

In an effort to continue reaching out to the community, the Worship Ministry Team decided to put together bags filled with craft materials and fresh flowers for students in the area to participate in the May Day tradition.

May Day, celebrated May 1, dates back to medieval Europe and was know...

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