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Anika Zappia, 8, of Lawton, celebrates a third-place finish in the 5-9 age category during the Frozen T-shirt Contest, sponsored by The Herald-Palladium, on Tuesday at the Berrien County Youth Fair.

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Kids and adults alike were slamming T-shirts onto the cement Tuesday in an effort to break up the icy lumps during The Herald-Palladium Frozen T-Shirt Contest at the Berrien County Youth Fair.

At least that’s what the three Elmer sisters from Berrien Springs did, who all placed in their age categories.

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Emily Martinez, 19, of St. Joseph, finishes in first place in the 17-plus age category during the Frozen T-shirt Contest, sponsored by The Herald-Palladium, on Tuesday at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

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Children compete in the 10-12 age category during the Frozen T-shirt Contest, sponsored by The Herald-Palladium, on Tuesday at the Berrien County Youth Fair.

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Tyler Garofalo, of Bristol, Ind., finishes first in the 10-12 age category during the Frozen T-shirt Contest, sponsored by The Herald-Palladium, on Tuesday at the Berrien County Youth Fair.

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Staff Writer at The Herald-Palladium