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Mercer Island kids go sledding

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  • Dec 19, 2008 at 3:43PM

Mile-long traffic jams, bus crashes, a grim forecast ahead — things have been chaotic since snow hit Western Washington earlier this week. But for most of the kids in the region, snow just means a day off and some unbridled fun. Mercer Island Reporter photographer Chad Coleman caught a few kids taking advantage of the snow earlier today at Mercer Island's Homestead Field. Enjoy. Then get out in the snow.

 

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