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Carnies love the fair life, wherever it leads them
Nomadic lifestyle leads to adventure, new experiences
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Johnny "C" Calfo, left, and Stephen Martinelli man the basket toss at the 2014 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.
Most people love the fair, and some people may even visit it several times during the week it is in town. For some, however, the fair is more than an annual diversion; it’s a way of life.Imagine waking up each morning to the sight of Ferris wheels, game booths filled with stuffed animals, and food booths waiting for the crowds to come. Imagine living in a different town every week, shopping in different stores, hearing different accents echoing across the midway as the fair opens nightly.
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