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It’s not easy to tell with a black-and-white image, but these are a flock of robins perching in two trees outside the Kinnic Health and Rehab nursing home recently. (Submitted photo)

Editorial: Sign of spring? Or something else?

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At first Patti Miller had to rub her eyes. The social services director at Kinnic Heath and Rehab on East Division Street had walked outside last week in single-digit cold. She was greeted by the sight of fluffed-up, chirping robins lining the branches of two trees next to nursing home.


“At first I thought, ‘What are all those birds?’” she said. “Then I saw the red breast and knew. Then I thought, ‘Oh, you poor things. You’ve made a terrible mistake.’”

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