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Val Voigt, above, puts the finishing touches on the scenic loon painting she is donating to Emmanuel's Art for the Ages event June 18

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Val Voigt realized she had a knack for painting while in college. Attending school for floral design, the owner of Flowers by Val finished her homework early one night, took out a 79-cent watercolor set and began to paint.


"I painted a horse head. My roommate came in and said 'I didn't know you could paint,'" said Voigt. "I call it my God-given talent because I didn't know, either."

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