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Parting Shot — 11.16.12

Milton Finster, 94 works to harvest the 250-300 pounds of Ida Red apples from his backyard tree in the Lewiston Orchards recently with the help of his wife June. “This is the only Ida Red apple tree in the Valley that we know of, said Finster, who owned and operated Finsters Orchard in Lewiston before his retirement. The pair plan to make apple sauce, pies and juice with their backyard harvest. (AP photo/ Lewiston Tribune, Steve Hanks)

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