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Christmas gift leads to pictorial keepsake

The April photograph shows pound netters on the Chesapeake Bay.

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Last year around this time, Sarah Haynie was making her Christmas wish list and at the very top was a camera.

“It was about the only thing she wanted,” said her dad, Billy Haynie of Fleeton.

This year, she’s promoting a calendar of marine photographs she produced with that Christmas gift.

The 11-year-old sixth-grader spent the last 12 months shooting thousands of photographs, giving her perspective as the daughter of a waterman. She is paying tribute to the long hours, hard work and rewards of watermen in lower Northumberland County, specifically those working the waters of Cockrell Creek and the Chesapeake Bay off of Reedville…

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