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Louisiana's decorated pumpkin was on display at the White House during the Halloween holidays. It was created by local artist Leah Morace.

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Artist Leah Morace holds her painted pumpkin, which represented the state in a 50-state display at the White House over Halloween.

Avoyelles artist chosen for ‘Louisiana Pumpkin’ display at White House

A bright blue, teal and white painted pumpkin depicting the Louisiana State Capitol Building and the state bird, the pelican, were displayed at the White House for Halloween.

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Avoyelles High Student Council President Cameron Jackson said students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear orange to show support against bullying. Avoyelles High will observe "Unity Day" on Wednesday. Jackson said she was a victim of bullying and encourages students to stand up for themselves, understand that it is okay to be different and not let bullies affect their lives.

Avoyelles High to observe ‘Unity Day’ Wednesday

Avoyelles High School students, faculty and staff will be showing their stand against bullying this Wednesday (Oct. 24) by wearing orange to school that day.



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