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Bessemer VFW offers drive-thru Easter event


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BESSEMER - For the second year in a row, VFW Post 3687 in Bessemer sponsored on Saturday a "COVID-friendly" celebration that organizers described as "an Easter egg hunt in a bag."

Billed officially as a community Easter event, the occasion went off without a hitch, with dozens of cars passing on each side of a table stocked for ongoing and efficient dispatch.

The Easter Bunny stood front and center, waving with both hands, throwing kisses, clapping, dancing, and occasionally pumping an arm as though leading a cheer. At times, the bunny even crossed both...