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Remember Ruby Lair, the first girl in a family of six boys? She just turned 1

It’s been a year since the Lair family of Apex gained internet fame for a video that showed their excitement about adding a girl to their clan of six boys.

Education

More Wake County families opt against traditional public schools

Home schools, charter schools and private schools have cut sharply into the growth of the Wake County school system, where planners have scaled back growth projections because of the increased competition. For each of the past two years, the school system’s student enrollment growth has been less than that of the other three forms of schooling.

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Remember Ruby Lair, the first girl in a family of six boys? She just turned 1

It’s been a year since the Lair family of Apex gained internet fame for a video that showed their excitement about adding a girl to their clan of six boys.
Corey Lowenstein and Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Remember Ruby Lair, the first girl in a family of six boys? She just turned 1 2:48

Remember Ruby Lair, the first girl in a family of six boys? She just turned 1

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Celebration Of National Parks At NC State

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A Visit To A Backyard Cottage In Raleigh

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