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Florida kids help clean up Albany

Some East Albany yards are cleaner tonight thanks to a Florida church youth group.

Forty kids from Beach United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Florida continued their cleanup work in East Albany today and helped spruce up yards on Stratford drive and Residence avenue.

The kids braved the heat and gnats, while working to collect weeds and lay mulch to visually improve the community.

"Well, since they can not do all the work themselves, and if we don't do it then it is not going to get done. So it is really important that we make sure that they have someone to do the work that they can't do anymore," says Crista Clayton, 14 year old.

This is the fourth year in a row the group has volunteered their summer break to do work in Albany.

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