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Looking to buy USA? Makya Vandiver-Hawkins is sharing her five favorite American made toys!
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Colleen McCarthy-Evans has spent much of her life exploring her creative passions as an actress, writer, graphic designer, artist, gardener, butterfly propagator, chicken wrangler, mother, and co-founder of a Charter School where she lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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