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Lawn shaming letter results in fun project, support for anti-bullying program

Late in July, Leslie Bolser received a letter admonishing her for the state of her South Ashland Avenue home's lawn. At first, she felt angry and embarrassed, but then she and several friends turned the situation into something positive: a mown lawn, a donation to a good cause and a flock of flamingos.

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