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March 17, 2013
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Senior center celebrates the luck of the Irish

Gardnerville resident Hazel Carter got pinched once in the third grade for not wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day. Committed to never being pinched again, the 76-year-old came prepared for an early St. Patrick’s Day lunch at the Douglas County Senior Center on Friday wearing a crocheted multi-green poncho with matching hat, a shamrock necklace and flashing shamrock pendant. “I’m Scots-Irish, and I don’t like being pinched,” Carter said. “I got pinched one time and I’ve been wearing green ever since. I like corned beef and cabbage, and green beer.” The senior center celebrated the day by serving green apple …

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