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Ellie and Colin Davis, 12 and 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Ellie and Colin Davis, 12 and 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Contestants participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Contestants participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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James Cummings, Jorge Magallon and his daughter, Alyssa Magallon, 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded James Cummings, Jorge Magallon and his daughter, Alyssa Magallon, 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Amber Smith and her son, Camden Smith, 3, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Amber Smith and her son, Camden Smith, 3, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Steele Citrone participates in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Steele Citrone participates in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Chris and Alyssa Harrison and their son, Ben 7, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Chris and Alyssa Harrison and their son, Ben 7, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Contestants participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Contestants participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Teddy Heyn, 10 , puts the finishing touches on his sculpture during the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Teddy Heyn, 10 , puts the finishing touches on his sculpture during the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Kristin Bruno, Josh Heinz, and their son, Matthew Heinz, 5, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Kristin Bruno, Josh Heinz, and their son, Matthew Heinz, 5, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Jan Ankenbrank and his children, Isabel, 4, and Julius, 3, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Jan Ankenbrank and his children, Isabel, 4, and Julius, 3, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Chris Harrison puts the finishing touches on his sculpture as he and hid familty participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were Chris Harrison puts the finishing touches on his sculpture as he and hid familty participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Contestants participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Contestants participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Kate Baker and Luna Mazier, both 10, participate in the ahe annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Kate Baker and Luna Mazier, both 10, participate in the ahe annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Andrew Lucy Hulbut and their children, Alexa and Robin, 11 and 9, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Andrew Lucy Hulbut and their children, Alexa and Robin, 11 and 9, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Dan Kurzatkowski and his son Tyler, 7, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Dan Kurzatkowski and his son Tyler, 7, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Steve Geaney, Brayden Pesavento, 10, Sophia Vicente, 10, and James Gearney, 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were Steve Geaney, Brayden Pesavento, 10, Sophia Vicente, 10, and James Gearney, 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Emma, Caroline, and Georgia Flynn, 13, 11, and 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Emma, Caroline, and Georgia Flynn, 13, 11, and 10, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Dan Kurzatkowski and his son Tyler, 7, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Dan Kurzatkowski and his son Tyler, 7, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.
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Amy Seitel and her son Cody, 4, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Amy Seitel and her son Cody, 4, participate in the annual PAL Sand Sculpting Contest Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Penfield Beach in Fairfield, Conn. Prizes were awarded for Best Castle, Most Original, Most Artistic, and Most Realistic sculpture.