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WHOA IT'S MAGIC!
Canon Cearley tried to convince Magician Oscar Munoz that a handkerchief had turned into a bird while assisting him during a magic show Tuesday, June 2, at the civic center. In coordination with the Sutton County Library’s summer reading program, Munoz returned to Sonora with his bag of tricks and illusions to enchant an audience of all ages. He brought his show to town for the first time last June. More than 50 people turned out for the Tuesday’s magic show. KIMBERLEY MEYER | THE DEVIL’S RIVER NEWS

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