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Sebastian, a 16-year old male lion, receives a dental filling through the combined efforts of sanctuary staff and dental volunteers.

Sebastian, a 16-year old male lion, receives a dental filling through the combined efforts of sanctuary staff and dental volunteers.


Dr. Barron Hall (left) performs a root canal on Sebastian, with assistance from senior keeper Lauren Humphries.

Dr. Barron Hall (left) performs a root canal on Sebastian, with assistance from senior keeper Lauren Humphries.


Sebastian's teeth are worked on by expert volunteer veterinarians during a two-day visit from the Colorado-based Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation.

Sebastian's teeth are worked on by expert volunteer veterinarians during a two-day visit from the Colorado-based Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation.


First Lady Kristin Cooper (right) and ECDI President David Reese (left) speak to students during lunchtime of the summer program at Eastway Elementary.

First Lady Kristin Cooper (right) and ECDI President David Reese (left) speak to students during lunchtime of the summer program at Eastway Elementary.


First Lady Kristin Cooper meets some of the ECDI summer program participants on Tuesday in Durham.

First Lady Kristin Cooper meets some of the ECDI summer program participants on Tuesday in Durham.


Rose Kohout from Carrboro rides her first place-winning decorated bicycle down Weaver Street during Carrboro's Fourth of July Parade.

Rose Kohout from Carrboro rides her first place-winning decorated bicycle down Weaver Street during Carrboro's Fourth of July Parade.


The parade festivities were led by the Bulltown Strutters, a brass parade band from Durham.

The parade festivities were led by the Bulltown Strutters, a brass parade band from Durham.


Carrboro residents browse the selections of flags, necklaces, and decorations for sale at the Fourth of July celebration.

Carrboro residents browse the selections of flags, necklaces, and decorations for sale at the Fourth of July celebration.


Carrboro residents gather near Weaver Street to begin the parade.

Carrboro residents gather near Weaver Street to begin the parade.