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Ocean Bland gets a BFF face painting.
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Pastor the Rev. David Fields and Administrative Assistant Amy Martin.
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Ray Clark of Third Day Power smashes bricks.
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Charlie Booten gets his face painted.
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Volunteers wave over children to get their backpacks.
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Ayden Carr and Emma Sechrest pose for photographs.
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Charlie Booten, Ludas Edwards and Michael Edwards.
WHO: Students eager (or maybe not so eager) to begin a new school year.
WHAT: Back to School Bash
WHEN: Saturday, July 26
WHY: Hosted by the Hartford Assembly of God (www.hartfordag.com), the free event offered the church a chance to give away 968 backpacks filled with school supplies to children from preschool to high school age. There also was a bounce house, games, face-painting, food, and haircuts. Third Day Power Team also made a special appearance.
WHERE: Hartford Park on East Seventh Street.
Photos by Eric Stauffer, Dark Horse Art Works