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Help cultivate local art
Samuel Hathaway and Herald Motion Pictures would like to thank the Montevideo area community for your continued support during our fund campaign. In particular, a big thank you goes out to the Montevideo American-News for featuring us in last week's newspaper.

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—Samuel Hathaway