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Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Natalie Rethman, a second-grader at Marion Elementary School, practices free throws in preparation for the national Elks USA Hoop Shoot competition this weekend in Springfield, Mass. She earned the all-expense paid trip by winning local, county, district and regional events.

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MARIA STEIN - Second-grader Natalie Rethman enters the Marion Elementary School gym intent on shooting some hoops.
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