Thursday, February 10, 2011
Vanda Vacirca, 4, second from left, next to her father, Michael Vacirca, and other Ballard residents have found an extended family in the Salmon Bay Park area of Ballard. The children often play in the park together. The other children, starting from clockwise, from left: Mirella Frijmersum-DiPietro, 3, Alejandro Grynberg, 7, Vito Vacirca, 8, Griffin Schwartz , 5, Colleen Butler and Rowan Schwartz, 7.
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