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Sweet Adelines sing with red lips

Harmony Northwest Chorus, Skagit County's only Sweet Adelines International acapella group, entertained the residents at the La Conner Retirement Inn last week with a fun twist in their patriotic segment honoring veterans.

"When we perform, it incorporates more than singing," explained chorus director Cheryl Isaac. "We often add stories, jokes, and even history lessons." She related how each chorus member held bright red embroidered lips to their mouths, as their emcee related a patriotic story about how red lipstick was so abhorred by Hitler during World War II that in response cosmetic compa...


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