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Sunrise services mark Easter Sunday across the region
Sunrise services mark Easter Sunday across the region

The day's first light tinted the dark sky and chased away the full moon Sunday as worshipers picked their way across the hillside at Beachmont Christian Camp in Kingsville. Frost-covered grass crunched underfoot as families and couples bundled in ski jackets and blankets arrived, some clutching cups of coffee. Most held a copy of the Easter sunrise service program. "Over the years, it's snowed, it's rained and it's been a little colder than this, but they keep coming," said Paul Twining, the director of Beachmont Christian Ministries. Several hundred people filled folding chairs, sat on rocks or stood for the 45-minute, nondenominational service conducted...

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