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Feathered Friends Flock to Fair

Keith Chadd has always loved pigeons. He found his first bird when he was 5 years old, in Coos Bay, Ore. His parents were chopping wood on the beach and he crawled underneath the pier, and spied a baby pigeon. He snagged it and brought it to his mom.

“My mom couldn’t get it out of my hands and she said, ‘OK, you can keep it,’ ” he recalled, laughing.

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