PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
LOCAL ARTIST, Jan Shepherd, works on a mural at New Morning Emergency Shelter on Mar 14. Children at the shelter will be encouraged to create leaves for the tree containing words and phrases to help them process life experiences. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
KATHY BROOK-JOHNSON, associate director for programming at New Morning Shelter, left, checks out a mural in progress by local artist, Jan Shepherd, right, at the shelter. Children at the shelter will be encouraged to create leaves for the tree containing words and phrases to help them process life experiences. Brook-Johnson spearheaded the project after learning about interactive murals at a national conference last November. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

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