Students gather in downtown Apex just after lunchtime on an early release day for the Wake County school system in 2015. Students poured into every store that sold ice cream, treats or cold drinks
Students gather in downtown Apex just after lunchtime on an early release day for the Wake County school system in 2015. Students poured into every store that sold ice cream, treats or cold drinks Will Doran wdoran@newsobserver.com
Students gather in downtown Apex just after lunchtime on an early release day for the Wake County school system in 2015. Students poured into every store that sold ice cream, treats or cold drinks Will Doran wdoran@newsobserver.com
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