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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Playground Celebrated


August 10, 2022

A big part of a public park is having somewhere for children to play, to be themselves. They want to play, imagine, have fun.

Almost two years ago, two members of the Sidney community saw a downfall in the park and started asking why and why not. Why are we not including all children, and why are we not doing something about it. The children, people in general, include those who have mobility issues.

In December 2020, Madison “Madi” Wilkinson and Ally Benzel saw the need and followed “Why” not” with “if not us, then who.” They approached the Sidney City Council with the conce...

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