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Timely Tradition 

Photo and essay by Gillette Jackson, 15

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Planted Harvest

Equals

Astonishing

Success

I chose peas as my photo essay topic because it is a plentiful crop in Marvell. Not only are they eatable to both people and animals, but if grown long enough, they can be planted for more reproduction.

Peas are not only a good food source, but their way of growing is symbolic to us the people of Marvell. The symbolism is the root of our common sayings:

The people in our community are closer than peas in a pod.

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