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September 28, 2012
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Don Trachte of Bennington, Vt., poses with a1953 Child Life magazine cover illustration “Santa’s Helpers” by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled, at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt. Trachte is the child on the left.

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Mary Immen Hall of Bennington, Vt., looks at the1940 Norman Rockwell illustration “A Scout is Helpful” and the photograph it was created from at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt. Hall modeled as the little girl in the illustration.

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Models who modeled for Norman Rockwell illustrations pose with the pieces in which they were featured at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt. From left is Butch Corbett, Tom Paquin, Don Trachte and seated is Mary Immen Hall.

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Tom Paquin of North Bennington, Vt., poses with a1950 Saturday Evening Post cover illustration by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt.

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Don Trachte of Bennington, Vt., poses with a1953 Child Life magazine cover illustration “Santa’s Helpers” by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled, at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt. Trachte is the child on the left.

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Butch Corbett of Bennington, Vt., poses with a1950 Saturday Evening Post cover illustration “The Toss” by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt. Corbett is the player on the left.

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Tom Paquin of North Bennington, Vt., poses with a1950 Saturday Evening Post illustration by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt.

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Mary Immen Hall of Bennington, Vt., is reflected in the 1940 Norman Rockwell illustration “A Scout is Helpful” for which she modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt.

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Mary Immen Hall of Bennington, Vt., poses with the 1940 Norman Rockwell illustration “A Scout is Helpful” for which she modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt.

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Butch Corbett of Bennington, Vt., poses with a1950 Saturday Evening Post cover illustration “The Toss” by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt. Corbett is the player on the left.

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Tom Paquin of North Bennington, Vt., poses with a 1950 Saturday Evening Post illustration by Norman Rockwell for which he modeled at the Bennington Museum on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Bennington, Vt.