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White Bluffs Elementary receives grand prize for national book contest

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RICHLAND, Wash;--White Bluffs Elementary in Richland had an award ceremony Tuesday for winning the grand prize in a national book-writing contest. 

Students and teachers, and proud parents and grand parents, gathered at White Bluffs auditorium to watch the event. 

Christan Connors 2nd grade class wrote the book, Houdini Was last year after their beloved classroom pet "Houdini the Hamster" passed away.

The book was originally written as a way for the class to deal with the loss.

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