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There was a lot to hear and see in Galesburg on Sunday as hundreds of kids spent part of the day looking for Easter Eggs.

Galesburg community leaders hid 12,000  colored eggs throughout Lakeside Recreation Facility's hunting grounds for kids to discover. The eggs were filled with candy and prizes.

Of course, no egg hunt is complete without a visit from the Easter Bunny, who stopped by to pose for pictures.

Parents say the event was a great way for kids to get together with family and friends.

"This is awesome, I think it's great," said one parent, Tiffany Kearse. "It teaches them value and it also gets them to interact with the community and to interact with kids their age."

Participants were also able to win more than 100 bigger prizes, including seven bicycles.

This annual egg hunt is the largest one in Knox County.

 

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