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Somewhere between 10,000 and 12,000 eggs were vacuumed up by approximately 500 kids at today's annual community wide egg hunt, sponsored by Edmonson County Parks and Rec.
"We had a really good crowd and everyone seemed to have a great time today," said John Kiernan, program director for Parks and Rec.
Kiernan said he's always amazed at how fast the eggs are picked up.
"It's like a vacuum. You can just watch the line of kids move up and the eggs disappear."
More than 65 eggs contained special tickets inside that kids could trade for prizes, which included everything from chocolate rabbits to a BMX bike.
Kiernan said the annual event has become a staple of the community and is a success each year thanks to local organizations and volunteers that help Parks and Rec.
"So many people make this happen," he said. "We'd like to thank Brownsville Missionary Baptist Church, both the Chalybeate and Brownsville Fire Departments, the Corps of Engineers, KY State Police, ECHS for helping stuff the eggs, and the many, many volunteers that make this possible."
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