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Alpacas to Work Magic with Kids


THE EXPRESS-TIMES (Harrisburg, Pa.)

In an unlikely pairing, a farmer and a nonprofit organization have teamed up to teach urban youth about alpacas, with the hope of reducing violence by overcoming fear. The program, called “Natural Courage with Alpacas,” will teach middle school youth to lead the llama-like creatures through an agility course, and to use yarn made from their wool to braid belts. Darryl Goodrich, whose Angel Wood Alpaca Farm in New Jersey will host the program in conjunction with the nonprofit Project USE, said the 4-foot tall alpacas’ gentle demeanors quickly erase any apprehensions the youth might have. Sept. 6,



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