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Laguna Beach

 Volume 12, Issue 56  |  July 14, 2020

Annual Friendship Shelter and NCC Thanksgiving gathering

Photos by Scott Brashier

Annual Friendship Echols and LaRusso

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 Neighborhood Congregational Church Pastor Rodrick Echols and Mary LaRusso, The Turkey Lady

Annual Friendship volunteers

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 An army of volunteers prepare the food and organize the Thanksgiving feast 

Annual Friendship tables

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Long buffet tables hold culinary contributions by almost every individual or family who attends. An estimated 200-300 meals are served and another group of volunteers prepare bag lunches for guests to take home.

Annual Friendship Turkey Lady

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 Turkey Lady Mary LaRusso and diner

Annual Friendship eating

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Sharing Thanksgiving feast


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