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Lamia Wilson, 10, of Ft. Washington, Md., made friends with this little piglet who eventually will grow to a hefty 800 pounds and possibly live 10 years or more. Before rescue, he was doomed to live six months and be slaughtered at 250 pounds.

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Potomac: Sunday on the Farm with Friends

A day at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary.

For supporters of Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary’s annual Open House fundraiser in Poolesville the day broke warm and sunny and stayed that way, and reflected the caring that brought visitors to this Eden-like farm dedicated to helping abandoned and abused farm animals.

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