The “Ties That Bind” ceremony was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2021 version brought together about 40 Dougherty County middle school students with adult mentors from throughout the community.
Here are some scenes from the annual Ties That Bind luncheon at Phoebe Putney held on Thursday.
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