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Do You Believe in MAGIC? Mentoring a Girl in Construction Camp

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - Do you believe in magic? For the next four days, more than a dozen girls will be getting their hands dirty at Mentoring a Girl in Construction Camp, or MAGIC.

It is all happening at the Tri-Tech Skills Center in Kennewick.

Sponsors say they want to introduce the girls to new opportunities in the mostly male dominated field.

showing there's something out. Wages are usually better, things like that. So just trying to open up another door for them," said Aimee Bergson with the National Association of Women in Construction.

Over the next few days, the girls will get hands-on experience with welding, carpentry, sheet metal, and masonry.

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