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Marilyn Wilson (left) of Bradford, Ill., and Beth Skinner of Diamond, look at a work titled "Walls (hope, robust, revisited)" by local artist Andrew Batcheller Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 6,2013, at Spiva Center for the Arts. The oil on canvas, also subtitled "Joplin two years later..." and created this year, is part of a display titled "Birds in a Word" which continues through Sept. 8.
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