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Columbia Families in Nature introduces the great outdoors
Columbia Families in Nature introduces the great outdoors

On a recent Sunday at Gorman Farm in Laurel, Alex Sanchez-Henry gently pushed a handful of green leaves aside as he peered at the ground beneath him. With his other hand, the 9-year-old Ellicott City resident reached toward the ground and pulled out his prize: Two bright red strawberries, fused together as one. His sisters, Gabriella, 14, and Marisa, 11, and mother, Mari, quickly joined him in the field to see firsthand the "double strawberry," as well as the basket full of single berries he collected. Strawberries are Alex's favorite fruit, his mother said. "I don't care if they're big or small," Alex said, his fingers red from strawberry juice....

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