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Experience with Shriners leads Beard to clowning

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By Panzi Blackwell

April is National Volunteer Month, and one of Fayette County’s favorite volunteers, for both young and old, is Bill Beard, also known as “Windy Willy,” the lovable balloon animals clown.
What began as a desire to help others as he and his family had been helped became a ministry of sorts that has spanned 20 years, and Bill is enthusiastically entering into the 21st.


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