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Gracie German, 3, of Berrien Springs, pushes for a few extra feet while competing in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

BERRIEN SPRINGS — It was pedal to the metal time during the pedal pull contest on Thursday at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

Sixty-five youth participated to shouts of encouragement from their family and friends.

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A crowd gathers to cheer on Wesley Barfield, 3, of Berrien Springs, as he takes part in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

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Liam Quinty, 7, of Berrien Springs, takes part in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

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Bowen Phillips, 3, of Baroda, competes in the pedal pull contest Thursday at the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

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