Michelle Bogart tubes down snow covered Cabarrus Street on Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Raleigh, N.C.
Michelle Bogart tubes down snow covered Cabarrus Street on Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Raleigh, N.C. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Michelle Bogart tubes down snow covered Cabarrus Street on Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Raleigh, N.C. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
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