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Snapshot: American City & County freelance writer Annie Gentile took this picture of Chuckles VII, Connecticut’s first female groundhog, during a Groundhog’s Day celebration held by the Lutz Children’s Museum in Manchester, Conn. Museum Curator Sarah Wilby is holding Chuckles (who is named Molly every other day of the year) before the rodent’s delivery of its winter forecast to Manchester Mayor Lou Spadaccini.
Snapshot showcases the best of architecture, landscapes, people and history of American cities and counties. Entries must be 5 × 7 inches, 300 dpi and sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Weekly snapshots appear on the American City & County Web site and are posted on Fridays. Each month, one photograph is selected to appear in the magazine.