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Two City Stores Joining Forces For Event Addressing International Trade

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Posted: May 6, 2014

Daily News-Record

A pedestrian passes 10,000 Villages, a fair trade store, located in downtown Harrisonburg. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Miranda Amick (left) and Brian Ritchie, both of Harrisonburg, play with finger puppets May 2 at Ten Thousand Villages downtown. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Ten Thousand Villages’ assistant manager Elva Rhodes stocks items May 2 at the store located in downtown Harrisonburg. The local shop, as well as other branches, is dedicated to fair trade. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)

When Valerie Weaver visited Bangladesh in 2001, she met a woman who went by “Bella Roy” and worked in a papermaking workshop that sold products to Ten Thousand Villages.

“They make things like…

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