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Bogalusa YMCA going green to help fight childhood obesity

DAILY NEWS PHOTO/Randy Hammons

The Bogalusa YMCA is about to begin implementing its Growing Green Project to teach area children how to garden and grow their own vegetables. YMCA Director Toni St. Philip, left, and Y staff member Barbara Crawford have a shovel full of dirt in front of the Y’s donated greenhouse. Looking on are from left, Henry Harrison, Bill Arata, Elbert Buckley, Y Chief Volunteer Stuart Parker and Edward Ratcliff.