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Ben Schave juggles several large blades. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Aeriel silks dancer, Michele Frances. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Valerie Cason and Adi Pavlovic dance to The White Ghost Shivers. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Co-Chairs Charisse Sayers and Mary-Wommack Barton. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Davis and Donna Baldwin and Heidi Hicks. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Leo Welder, 2013 Big Giver Honoree, and event Co-Chairs Charisse Sayers and Mary-Wommack Barton. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Anita James and Adrienne Longenecker. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Callie Clemons and Sloan Garvey. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Sondra Lomax, Julie Hooper and Ann Flemings. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Beth Sims, Ysaac Keith and Lizzie Choffel. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Craig Hester, Felicia Teel, Collin Acock and Nicole Ireland. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Chris Pinkston, Caroline Ittner, Co-Chair Charisse Sayers and Scotty Sayers. Photo by Jon Shapley
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The White Ghost Shivers perform. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Mary O'Hara, with Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, receives the big award. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Lauren Lovell, Blakeley McCracken, Caroline Huddleston and Brian Haley. Photo by Jon Shapley
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The White Ghost Shivers perform. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Kimberly and Clark Menge and Sara Cain. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Gabrielle and Leo Welder. Leo was the 2013 Big Giver. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Elliott Weeks plays a carnival game. Photo by Jon Shapley
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Retta Van Auken and Patsy Woods Martin watch a video honoring the work of Martin. Photo by Jon Shapley