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Shenandoah County Fair: Greased Pig Contest

Children try to run down a pig during the greased pig contest held Sunday evening at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds. Rich Cooley/Daily
Lincoln Hepner, 4, of New Market, looks up for advice as he struggles to back up a pig. Rich Cooley/Daily
Miss Shenandoah County Jr. Teen Olivia Carpenter, 13, of Edinburg, wastes no time as she drags a pig into the pen. Rich Cooley/Daily
A group of 5- and 6-year-olds chase pigs during the contest. Rich Cooley/Daily
Kelley Windsor, 6, of Woodstock, gets a firm hold on a pig. Rich Cooley/Daily
A youngster hits the ground in an unsuccessful attempt to catch a pig. Rich Cooley/Daily
A pig escapes from contestants. Rich Cooley/Daily
Chelsee Jenkins, 6, of Woodstock, drags her pig during the event. Rich Cooley/Daily
Kindly Ritenour, 1, of Fort Valley, peeks through the gate to watch the action. Rich Cooley/Daily
Eliana Farin Holt, 4, of Toms Brook, was the first one of this group of children to get a hand on a pig. Rich Cooley/Daily
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