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Artists help one of their own

BRATTLEBORO—When painter Jim Giddings lost his studio and a lifetime of work to fire on Aug. 29, it sent a ripple of sympathy through the arts community of southern Vermont.

Now that ripple has grown into a wave of support, as his fellow artists are lining up to donate their work for a benefit auction to help him rebuild and get back to painting.... Continue reading story

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